Ontogeny of mirror behavior in two species of great apes

@article{Robert1986OntogenyOM,
  title={Ontogeny of mirror behavior in two species of great apes},
  author={S. Robert},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={1986},
  volume={10}
}
  • S. Robert
  • Published 1986
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Primatology
Mirror image reactions of two infant apes, a female chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and a male orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), born at the Zoo de Vincennes and the Jardin des Plantes of Paris, France, respectively, were studied and compared with those of children. Self‐recognition was also tested following 46.5 hours of mirror exposure by application of red marks on parts of the body invisible to the animal without the aid of the mirror. Results indicated that the behavior of the two young apes… Expand
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