From virtual tours of haunted places and national parks to losing yourself in online jigsaw puzzles , movies on Hulu and Bob Ross painting lessons, the internet has gifted the housebound with all manner of diversions. But for our money, nothing quite comforts—and instructs—the soul like an opportunity to commune with our furry and feathered friends through the scores of animal live cams that are offered by zoos and wildlife refuges across the country.
Of course, these real-time feeds offer a much-welcomed overload of pure cuteness stretched over hours. But they also serve as object lessons for the urgent need to preserve the diversity of life. So what better way is there to kill time than to try something that is both entertaining, as well as enlightening about your place in the world? Given that, as previously mentioned, there are a lot of live cams online, you may be wondering where to begin. Well, no worries! We're here to help with recommendations to get you started.
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