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ccw95005's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by ccw95005

A sense of humor, sharing a joke or laughing at something that happens, may have had some social benefits such as getting oneself laid.

I don't think we're the only species that likes to laugh. Chimps and other apes do, I believe, and the kind of play that dogs and otters and other animals do is funny to us and I suspect there's some equivalent in those animals to our delight in jokes and humor in general. Sure looks like they're having fun and almost smiling.

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:47:16 UTC | #948886