Site monkeys around with humor research including pubradio shows

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Parody site CAP News (motto: “Are you in on the joke?”) “reports” that scientists investigating the origins of human laughter now know that baboons have a laugh reflex very similar to humans — and a special fondness for certain types of comedy, such as pubradio’s Prairie Home Companion and Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me. The site said baboons laughed “consistently” at episodes of Car Talk, “even though few of them had ever actually been in a car, much less driven one.”