Why do humans laugh at ‘jokes’?

So this is something unique to humans. Humans are the only species that laugh at ‘jokes’ that they think are ‘funny’. Just think about all the comedy movies and jokes you hear often. My question is why do humans laugh at ‘jokes’? Could it have something to do with our higher intelligence and more developed... show more So this is something unique to humans. Humans are the only species that laugh at ‘jokes’ that they think are ‘funny’. Just think about all the comedy movies and jokes you hear often. My question is why do humans laugh at ‘jokes’?

Could it have something to do with our higher intelligence and more developed brains? Is there some evolutionary reason for this behavior?
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