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Critter cams

What happens in the far corners of the animal kingdom when no one is looking? A lot, as you might imagine. Armadillos scamper, tripod fish sit at the bottom of the ocean, waiting for prey to pass by, laughing kookaburras nest in gum trees. And you can watch it all from the comfort of your cubicle at a recently launched online museum called the linkurl:Museum of Animal Perspectives.;http://www.sameasterson.com/map "I feel like if people see this footage -- because it's so immersive -- they

Alla Katsnelson
What happens in the far corners of the animal kingdom when no one is looking? A lot, as you might imagine. Armadillos scamper, tripod fish sit at the bottom of the ocean, waiting for prey to pass by, laughing kookaburras nest in gum trees. And you can watch it all from the comfort of your cubicle at a recently launched online museum called the linkurl:Museum of Animal Perspectives.;http://www.sameasterson.com/map
"I feel like if people see this footage -- because it's so immersive -- they will have an innate connection to it, and they will want to protect plants and animals," says Sam Easterson, a video artist who started the project about three months ago. "I'm just interested in showing people what exists." Log on to the site, and you'll see the Dwelling Cams Gallery page -- a Google map with pointers at some 25 locations around the world. Each one takes...

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