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Cat waves at its reflection in mirror, but does it recognize itself? (VIDEO)
First Published Apr 09 2013 10:47 am • Last Updated Apr 09 2013 10:47 am

Science tells us that cats and dogs don’t recognize their own reflections in the mirror, but this cat may be out to prove science wrong.

Cat waves at its reflection in mirror, but does it recognize itself? (VIDEO)

Watch as a black and white cat identified as "Sox" by its owner perches on the corner of a bathtub, peering curiously into a mirror. Keep watching - at about a minute in, the cat picks up its front paws and appears to wave at itself.Is the cat really seeing itself? Certain types of monkeys along with dolphins and elephants have shown self-awareness in mirror tests, but cats have not. Scientists determine an animal's self-awareness through a mirror test developed ...

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