The animal selfies again. Called as emperor penguins in Antarctica captured a video shot after spotting a camera left on the ice by someone. The Antarctica division of Australia has posted the 38-second video clip on its social media channels on Thursday. The expedition, Eddie Gault placed a camera near Auster Rookery – home to penguins.
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Earlier Cases of Animal Selfies
“It didn’t take long for the naturally curious birds to seize the opportunity for a selfie,” the group said. However, the video is not a true selfie. The camera recorded when birds approached it. About for half a minute, two penguin heads recorded in the camera.
After few hours, video of happy feat of the penguins viewed for more than 30,000 times on the Facebook page of Australian Antarctic Division. It’s not the first time an animal selfie made the headlines. In 2013, a penguin in Antarctica snapped a pic.
The Penguins did not initiate any recording and Australian Antarctic Division may subject to avoid some complications associated legally those surfaced around the monkey selfie. Even monkeys made headlines with selfies. Such animal selfies instances noted many times. In 2015, Ethical Treatment of Animals sued Slater for damages people and alleged humans involved on the copyright of Naruto.
“The U.S. copyright law does not make any distinction as to who can be the author of a copyrightable work based upon the species,” Jeffrey Kerr, general counsel to PETA, told The Washington Post then. “If a human being had made this or similar selfie photographs, they would be the copyright owner of the photograph. Naruto is no different since he is a macaque.”