Check this out:
Yes, this here video is showing a crow making its own freaking hook! Man, I could just go on about how marvelous these creatures are, but wait… why don’t I let an expert do that for me.
Namely, this one:
Anyway, John is speaking on November 5, 2009 from 7:00pm to about 9pm. Location is Room 1005 in the Forest Sciences Centre. More details (including online registration here)