Animals Laugh, Research Suggests, But Do They Have A Sense Of Humor? (VIDEO)

09/24/2012 07:51 am ET | Updated Sep 25, 2012
  • Cara Santa Maria Science correspondent, Huffington Post; editor, Talk Nerdy to Me

LOLCats may make us laugh out loud, but do the kittens in these adorable memes find their own behavior funny? I wondered about humor in the animal kingdom, so I reached out to Jonathan Balcombe, an ethologist who literally wrote the book (several in fact) on animal pleasure. I asked him about laughter in non-human animals.

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