The film explains the biological logic behind the altruism behavior, through the extraordinary research of Prof. Amotz Zahavi on cooperative breeding birds in the Israeli desert: the Arabian Babbler birds.
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Shows how Arabian babblers--the only cooperative, group living bird species in Israel--regularly perform altruistic behaviors, ostensibly for the betterment of their colonies....describes these behaviors as evolutionary traits that ultimately benefit the accommodating individuals? this aligns with the Handicap Principle theory originally proposed by Amotz Zahavi to explain cooperation between animals that have obvious survival related motivations to deceive one other." - Educational Media Reviews Online
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! A fascinating and insightful documentary that will make viewers think twice about how to interpret animal behavior." - Video Librarian
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