Macaque Self-Portrait

I imagine I’ve posted this before, but it’s so delightful it warrants a renewal.

Visiting a national park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, award-winning photographer Mr Slater left his camera unattended for a while.

It soon attracted the attention of an inquisitive female from a local group of crested black macaque monkeys, known for their intelligence and dexterity.

Fascinated by her reflection in the lens, she then somehow managed to start the camera. The upshot: A splendid self-portrait.

via Black macaque takes self-portrait: Monkey borrows photographers camera | Mail Online.

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