Happy orangutans live longer

We already know lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots about happiness.

Happy humans tend to live longer, and the same appears to hold true for orangutans.

In a scientific survey, orangutans judged to be the happiest were 42% less likely to pass away within 7 years after the survey was taken. The researchers suspect that, just like humans, happier apes tend to have less stress and health problems, which helps them to live longer. Learn more here.

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