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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Jan 30, 2015

    14 Animal Cams That Are Better Than TV

    Prepare to squee your heart out.

    1. The Kitten Rescue Cam

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    What you need to know: Kitten Rescue is based in Los Angeles, CA and can shelter up to 150 kitties at a time.

    Why you'll never look away: What's better than watching kittens snuggle with each other and get into mischief? But be careful; if you leave the Kitten Rescue cam on too long you might die of cuteness overload.

    2. The Goats Live Cam

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    What you need to know: Goats Live features two mini Saanen goats from a farm in Brooksville, FL.

    Why you'll never look away: Don't worry, you're not a goat voyeur. Molly and Joy-Joy live for the attention.

    3. The Jelly Cam

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    What you need to know: The Vancouver Aquarium showcases Japanese Sea Nettles on its Jelly Cam.

    Why you'll never look away: The sight of these jellyfish gliding across your screen is sure to calm your nerves after a stressful day.

    4. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter Cam

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    What you need to know: There are five sea otters at the Monterey Bay Aquarium: Abby, Gidget, Ivy, Kit, and Rosa.

    Why you'll never look away: These otters have more fun in 10 seconds than you'll have in your entire day.

    5. The Katmai National Park Bear Cam

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    What you need to know: These brown bears reside in Katmai National Park in Alaska and can be seen playing in the Brooks River.

    Why you'll never look away: They look so soft and snuggly... until you see them chomping on salmon guts.

    6. The National Aquarium Coral Reef Cam

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    What you need to know: The National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD hosts this beautiful display of fish as part of their North Atlantic to the Pacific exhibit.

    Why you'll never look away: If you've ever wanted an aquarium but can't handle supporting another life, this cam is for you.

    7. The San Diego Zoo Tiger Cam

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    What you need to know: The Sumatran tigers reside at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

    Why you'll never look away: These big cats do what your cats do: yawn and laze around, but with more stripes!

    8. The Mpala Research Centre Watering Hole Cam

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    What you need to know: You can spot a variety of wildlife at this watering hole, located at the Mpala Research Centre and Wildlife Foundation in Kenya.

    Why you'll never look away: There's nothing more pleasant than watching elephants and hippos enjoying a beach day. Try not to get too jealous.

    9. The Bella Hummingbird Cam

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    What you need to know: This cam follows Bella, an Allen's hummingbird who's been building her nests in a ficus tree in La Verne, CA for the last 10 years.

    Why you'll never look away: Now you can watch the miracle of life in bird form! Will you be there when Bella's eggs hatch?

    10. The Save The Manatee Cam

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    What you need to know: This cam is brought to you by Save the Manatee Club in Florida, which was founded by former U.S. Senator Bob Graham and Jimmy Buffet.

    Why you'll never look away: You're going to have to resist reaching through the screen for a manatee hug.

    11. The Warrior Canine Connection Puppy Cam

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    What you need to know: The Warrior Canine Connection in Brookeville, MD trains their puppies to help wounded veterans through canine connection therapy.

    Why you'll never look away: These puppies can definitely help you fill your adorable quota for the day.

    12. The Africam

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    What you need to know: Africam operates several cameras in South Africa. You can follow them on Twitter to receive live updates when animals appear on camera.

    Why you'll never look away: You might see elephants, cheetahs, zebras, and baboons all in one afternoon!

    13. The Trevor Zoo Red Panda Cam

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    What you need to know: The Trevor Zoo in Millbrook, NY is home to Hope and her two cubs, Faith and MowMow.

    Why you'll never look away: This red panda family offers a much more interesting alternative to your boring relatives. Nothing they do will ever be as cute as these three.

    14. The iPet Companion Cams

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    What you need to know: iPet Companion features interactive webcams at pet shelters from Mississippi to Canada.

    Why you'll never look away: You can remotely control cameras and toys and slowly become the loving overlord of shelter animals.

    Basically, you'll never do anything productive ever again.

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