Monkey In The Mirror Pa / Edition 1

Monkey In The Mirror Pa / Edition 1

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by Ian Tattersall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0156027062

ISBN-13: 2900156027068

Pub. Date: 01/07/2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN-13:
2900156027068
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/07/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
238

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Monkey In The Mirror Pa 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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The author mentions that humans are not unique in self recognition, and that our closest relative the ape can be taught to recognize themselves in the mirror. Apes are not the only non human species that are capable of recognizing theselves in the mirrors. Dolphins also display this ability. In experiements where marks are made on the stomach of a dolphin, the dolphin will swim over to a mirror in the water and repeatedly turn his stomach to the mirror to view the markings.