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Photos: Best Wild Animal Selfies

  • Polar bear

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    CREDIT: Screen grab from Animal Planet, Discovery Channel
  • Sea eagle

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    CREDIT: ABC Kimberley Broadcasting & Media Production
  • Penguin

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    CREDIT: Alex Cowan, G Adventures' M/S Expedition
  • Persian leopard

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    CREDIT: WCS Afghanistan Program
  • Pallas's cats

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    CREDIT: WWF/Wangchuck Centennial Park
  • Snow leopard

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    CREDIT: Panthera/FFI
  • Black bear

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    CREDIT: Chris Wemmer/ Camera Trap Codger
Humans are not the only creatures getting in on the craze that has won "selfie" the title of Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries. Unbeknownst to them, wild animals have also picked up on the trend, albeit a bit less earnestly than their human counterparts. This polar bear sniffs out a camera that Animal Planet set up to observe the beasts in their natural environment.

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