Google Photos Installs Cameras for Animal Selfies at LA Zoo

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

Talk about camera hogs.

Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures so snap-happy animals can takes photos of themselves.

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

Yes, animal selfies.

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google Photos/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

The cameras, equipped with motion sensors, automatically take a photo when an animal comes within a certain range of the lens. The selfie-taking cameras have snapped photos since last week.

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google Photos/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

Selfies taken so far include a giraffe sniffing the camera, a sloth striking a pose, and a red river hog showing off his tusk.

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google Photos/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

The project is inspired by the new Walt Disney Animation Studios film “Zootopia,” and its organizers say it’s a unique way for zoo-goers to interact with animals via a familiar medium.

PHOTO: Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.Google Photos/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Google has teamed up with the Los Angeles Zoo and set-up high-tech cameras in animal enclosures all over the zoo, so animals can takes photos of themselves.

And the zoo’s animals don’t seem to mind either.

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