Which primate species has the longest life expectancy?



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    It looks as though the Pongo pygmaeus (Borneo Orangutan) has the longest life expectancy at approximately 59 years.  

    The Pan troglodytes (Chimpanzee) was a close second at 53 years and the Papio hamadryas ursinus (Chacma Baboon) came in at 45 years.  

    For a detailed listing of many more species and their life expectancies, check out this site: http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/aboutp/phys/lifespan.html. 

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