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Altruistic birds vs. altruistic humans
Greater Good Magazine
Format: Magazine Article
Publication Year: 2007
Source ID: shanti-sources-47506
Collection: Altruism
Abstract: 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.