Do animals commit suicide? Does it matter?

Do animals commit suicide? Recently an article in the authoritative Time (Nobel, 2010) restarted the debate (Cobb, 2010), with many pros, enriched with examples and pathetic remembrances, and an  indignant “no way,” including that of Rowan Hooper, editor for the News of New Scientist (Hooper, 2010). Please, do not quote lemmings or the scorpion circled […]