Monkeys Learn to Recognize Themselves in a Mirror – And Promptly Check Out Their Butts

January 13, 2015

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What would you do if you saw yourself in a mirror for the first time?

When, after weeks of training, rhesus monkeys learned the true identity of their reflections, one of the first things they did was check out all the locales on their bodies they’d never before seen — and we mean every intimate nook and cranny.


Click the video below to watch a Monkey checking out its butt: