Altruistic birds vs. altruistic humans
Greater Good Magazine
Format: Magazine Article
Publication Year: 2007
Sources ID: 47506
Visibility: Public (group default)
A just-published study of birds reports new insights into the evolution of altruistic behavior. It suggests that sometimes the greatest beneficiaries are neither those giving or receiving alms, but those whose main job is the care and feeding of the neediest members of the population.