Young Leopards Secretly Captured Interacting With a Mirror

French videographers Xavier Hubert-Brierre and Michel Guiss Djomou secretly filmed two young leopards interacting with a mirror that was placed on the side of a rural forest road near Nyonié in Gabon.

This clip is taken from videos totaling more than 20 minutes. It is with pleasure that we could provide scientists doing research on animal behavior…This mirror consists of 6 small mirrors in poor condition, due to heavy rain and termites, was moved and replaced by a mirror in one piece in october 2012.

Here is a similar video that they also created, in this one chimpanzees interact with mirrors:

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Rusty Blazenhoff
Rusty Blazenhoff