Are We the Teachable Species?
Itâ€™s certainly true that teaching comes naturally to us humans. Thereâ€™s no culture on Earth without teachers. But just because somethingâ€™s easy doesnâ€™t mean itâ€™s not special. And in the animal kingdom, teaching is exceedingly rare. In fact, itâ€™s not clear whether any other animal can teach.