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But... it says right there: "There is some evidence in a few animals for [a well-developed sense of self], notably great apes, dolphins and elephants."
My foot, my tutor.http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/mqrarchive/act2080.0016.003?view=image&seq=48&size=100and of course, The Tempest.
Body schema and peripersonal space are present in so many animals. If an animal doesn't modify its body schema / peripersonal space dynamics in response to a mirror, that is not an indication that it lacks a sense of self.
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