Mono rhesus

Female monkeys live longer Puerto Rico due to strong social bonds

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A study from the The Caribbean Primate Research Center (CPRC) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Medical Sciences Campus, revealed that having a big family and strong community bonds prolongs the lifespan of  rhesus macaques. 

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