Wild Animals Freak Out Over Seeing Themselves In A Mirror For The First Time
French photographer Xavier Hubert Brierre and his wife set up mirrors in various locations around the African jungles of Gabon. They ended up capturing reactions as varied and surprising as the wildlife itself.
This gorilla saw the “intruder” as a threat.
This elephant took a quick glance and moved on to more important things.
It scared the crap out of this mandrill.
This leopard was definitely curious.
And the smartest monkeys figured out it is really useful for grooming.