If you wrong a raven, it will remember
Don’t try to wrong a raven, not even once. It’s not going to forget and it’s probably going to shun you for a long time.
When it comes to animal personalities, there are dogs, which are loyal and usually love you no matter what. And on the other side are ravens, who are only too happy to remember what you look like and ostracize you, according to a study published this week in the journal Animal Behavior. The researchers trained nine ravens by hand for the purpose of testing — or, really, taunting — them to see if these birds could tell fair from unfair. Spoiler alert: They can. They will bear a grudge, and this is what makes these bitter corvids birds after my own heart.
These nine ravens were raised in captivity, growing to become…