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Koko Looks in the Mirror

Koko Looks in the Mirror

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: October 01, 2001


Photographer: Ron Cohn

Self-recognition in mirrors is considered an indicator of self-awareness, a capacity once assumed to be present only in human beings. Koko has exhibited self-recognition in mirrors and was part of a 1994 study to test her capacity. A full report of this

Koko Looks in the Mirror

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