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?


Puffins at Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge



Golden Retriever Puppies


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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