Who’s a good boy? Wolves, not dogs, according to this Austrian study

If you’re looking for a word to describe your adorable pet pup, “selfish” might not top the list.

But a new study published on Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE suggests Fido’s reputation for being caring is all a ruse – at least if you’re a fellow dog.

A series of touchscreen experiments carried out by the Wolf Science Center in Vienna, Austria, found that wolves make for more selfless pack mates than dogs who were also raised in groups.

The study’s authors say the findings suggest…
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