Gift-Giving Across Species

Organikos

If you think humans are unique as gift-givers, think again, and read Natalie Angier’s current article in The New York Times:

…The drive to exchange presents is ancient, transcultural and by no means limited to Homo sapiens. Researchers have found striking examples of gift-giving across the phyletic landscape, in insects, spiders, mollusks, birds and mammals. Many of these donations fall under the rubric of nuptial gifts, items or services offered up during the elaborate haggle of animal courtship to

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