Title Think chimpanzees are kind? Think again: The great apes are selfish and do not share our altruistic tendencies Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet MAIL ONLINE Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 20/12/16 Description When reading the news, it can sometimes be easy to forget kindness is part of human nature.
But a new study has shown human altruism is a trait that separates us from our primate cousins, making us unique.
The study found, unlike humans, chimpanzees are entirely selfish creatures who act in their own interests.
URL www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4051614/The-root-human-kindness-NOT-ancestors-Chimpanzees-entirely-selfish-not-share-altruistic-tendencies.html Persons Keith Jensen