Animals shield their families from a harsh world

Source: Science Daily

Animals living in volatile habitats can gain major evolutionary benefits by shielding their families from the changing environment, new research suggests. Biologists investigated an overlooked reason for widespread cooperation amongst animals. The team showed that when the environment is prone to fluctuate unexpectedly, staying at home to help raise relatives can be much better than going solo.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180307141409.htm