- The Animal Encyclopedia for Kids

8 Animals That Recognize Their Reflections

2. Dolphin

Dolphins are extremely intelligent. So it’s not surprising that they can recognize their reflections. In a test, researchers put black dots on the dolphins and let them look in a mirror under water. They swam straight to the mirror and spent a lot of time looking into it. They weren’t even distracted by other dolphins. Without the black dots, the mirror wasn’t that interesting.

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