Reciprocity, Cooperation, and Altruism

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Tricky, tricky birds

If you wanted to measure the good effects of cooperative behavior in a species, how would you do it? There are many ways, but common ones are to measure the size of the animals in question (to see if they are eating well) or to measure the number of offspring. Positive effects for cooperative behavior…