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8 Animals That Recognize Their Reflections

Which animals can recognize their reflection in the mirror? Let tell you! Every morning, we look in the mirror and know that we’re not looking at another person. We are looking at ourselves in the mirror. But not every creature is able to recognize itself in the mirror. Most creatures simply see another animal. There is only a handful of animals that are aware of their reflections. These include elephants, orcas and bonobos. We’re going to tell you how scientists found out that these animals have this skill, and which animals pass the mirror test.

Check out animals that recognize themselves in the mirror

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