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The Crow with Legs
This page contains information about the origami design I call the Crow with Legs. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.



As far as I know this design first appears in 'Origami (Part 1)' by Isao Honda, which was first published in Japan in 1931.



A more sophisticated version of the design appears in 'Origami Dokuhon' by Akira Yoshizawa, which was published by Ryokuchi-Sha in 1957.



The design also appears in 'How to Make Origami' by Isao Honda, which was published by Toto Shuppan Co. Ltd in Japan. by McDowell Obolensky of New York in the USA and by Museum Press Ltd of London in England, in 1959.


There is also an illustration of this Crow on the Fox page of the same book in which a cut appears to have been used to release a flap to form an open beak.