Strangely Compelling: 8 More Animal Live Cams to Crush Your Productivity

The salmon-hunting Alaskan bears of Katmai National Park have been distracting many of us, thanks to a live (though hardly lively) streaming video feed from Explore.org. Twitter is on fire with #bearcam hype -- who knew watching bears chilling in a river would be so mesmerizing? For the fans who liked #bearcam before it was huge, however, here are eight up-and-coming animal live cams to follow. #belugacam, anyone?


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These puppies, born on June 24, will be trained to help recovering combat veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 







 



Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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