Chimpanzees: self-recognition.

Bibliographic Collection: 
MOCA Reference, APE
Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: Gallop, G G
Year of Publication: 1970
Journal: Science
Volume: 167
Issue: 3914
Pagination: 86-7
Date Published: 1970 Jan 2
Publication Language: eng
ISSN: 0036-8075
Keywords: Animals, Behavior, Animal, Body Image, Coloring Agents, Haplorhini, Hominidae, Self Concept

After prolonged exposure to their reflected images in mirrors, chimpanzees marked with red dye showed evidence of being able to recognize their own reflections. Monkeys did not appear to have this capacity.

Alternate Journal: Science