Naturalist and author Richard Mabey once said, “The natural world is like a theatre, a stage beyond our own, in which the dramas that are an irreducible part of being alive are played out without hatred or envy or hypocrisy. Watching wildlife can tell us much about ourselves and our own frailties.”
You don’t have to travel very far to enjoy the benefits of some animal observation. You don’t even have to leave your living room, thanks to these fascinating live animal cams. Come here for your daily dose of awe (and aww), whenever you need it.
April the giraffe
In April 2017, some 1.2 million people watched live online as April, a reticulated giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park in New York, gave birth to her calf Tajiri. The park has decided to maintain the wildly popular live cam, so fans of April can continue to check in on her and her rapidly growing son day or night.
Other giraffes you might see on screen include daddy Oliver, as well as 14-year-old female Johari and baby Azizi.
This webcam is all about kittens — Photo courtesy of iStock / skynesher
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