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Empathy Is For the Birds

June 30th, 2010 06:30 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

grrlscientist writes “Common Ravens have been shown to express empathy towards a ‘friend’ or relative when they are distressed after an aggressive conflict — just like humans and chimpanzees do. But birds are very distant evolutionary relatives of Great Apes, so what does this similarity imply about the evolution of behavior?”

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