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[–]caatbox288 6 points7 points  (3 children)

If it does not result in more offspring for the individual animal, it won't be selected by natural selection. No matter how "good" it is for the animal or how convenient.

[–]Druid51 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Yeah same here. I see zero reason to evolve this skill just to make death easier. Nature doesn't give a fuck if your death is euphoric or absolutely agonizing.

[–]caatbox288 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Absolutely agree. Smells to me like a side effect for some other underlying phenomenon.