It’s Just Not Fair

Birds do it, and brown capuchin monkeys apparently do it too. It would appear, according to this article in The Conversation, animals have a sense of fair play. They know when they are getting the short end of the stick, or in this case, the lousy reward. So today, something completely different for your reading pleasure. While fairness and balance are the crux of journalistic endeavour, I thought you might enjoy something completely different - a small diversion from the usual offering. Claudia Wascher, a lecturer in Animal and Environmental Biology at Anglia Ruskin University recounts the results of an experiment which seems to indicate animals have a sense of fairness too - The Conversation.