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Can Animals Live in the Concrete Jungle?

Do you think the concrete in Las Vegas has created an urban jungle? Check out these other places around the world where animals survive in urban areas.

Try Japan, where smart crows have learned to drop nuts they’ve found onto busy crosswalks and then retrieve them during lulls in traffic after the cars have done the cracking work for them.

Can Animals Live in the Concrete Jungle?

Certain songbirds, such as the black-capped chickadee, change their song during periods of heavy traffic, and then switch back to their mating call after traffic dies down.

In Chicago, coyotes have made themselves at home, living in city parks, apartment complexes, and even industrial buildings.

Animals are often smarter than we give them credit for, and these critters prove that survival away from the comfort of nature isn’t a problem. Tell us about your latest local wildlife encounter in the comments section.

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