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Monkeys cuddle together to keep warm  on  a cold  morning Wednesday at the Dhaka zoo, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  (Associated Press)
Monkeys cuddle together to keep warm on a cold morning Wednesday at the Dhaka zoo, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Associated Press)

Our primate friends may also feel that dip in delight in midlife, according to recent studies. “Researchers from Scotland, Japan, Germany and America studied 336 chimpanzees and 172 orang-utans in zoos.” Seems the creatures exhibit a bit of disinterest in life around mid-life and jockey for status – just like we sometimes do. As the creatures reach old age, they seem to return to their youthful happy outlook. Interesting to compare...

(S-R archives photo: Monkeys cuddle together to keep warm on a cold morning Wednesday at the Dhaka zoo, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.)

 




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