Garb and Decoration in Animals

We are not alone to wear make-up and decorate ourselves

Narcissus fell in love with his mirror image and, so the myth tells us, was transformed into a flower. We humans (note the non-sexist general term “humans”) spend an inordinate amount of time looking into mirrors, donning attractive outfits, covering pimples with make-up, wearing perfumes, and doing all sorts of things to enhance our appearance. Where did this vanity come from? Are there animals decorating themselves and wearing make-up? —>—>

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