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The bird in the mirror. This magpie has been given a red mark that the bird cannot see directly but is visible in the mirror. An increase in actions toward the part of the body with the mark, and other self-directed behaviors, indicate self-recognition. The magpie is shown using its beak in a self-directed but not mark-related action (see Prior et al., e202).

Image Credit: Illustration by Oliver Wrobel

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