Thriller, sci-fi, drama all in one. The scary thought is that this could actually happen - including the manipulation of an individual by the 'powers that be' (the Government?). Very thought-provoking.
On the far wall of the corridor, opposite his cage, was a full-length mirror. He could see a reflection in it - a reflection of whoever was in the cage.
He raised one arm, and then another. Then, just to be sure, he took a step forward and another step back. There could be no doubt about it. The reflection was himself. He was a full-grown chimpanzee.