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  • Synopsis: Published: 2009-09-24 (Revised/Updated 2010-06-24) - Interesting live webcams of zoos animals traffic cams and scenic places around the world. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Disabled World.

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Viewing live cams can take you live to places all over the world that you may never get to see or visit in person, especially if you have health or mobility problems that may prevent you from traveling to far away places.

An assortment of interesting live webcams of animals, traffic cams, and scenic places around the world you can watch on your home computer.

Webcam watching can be a lot of fun, and a great time passing hobby. These interesting webcams take you live to places all over the world that you may never get to see or visit in person, especially if you have health or mobility problems that may prevent you from traveling to far away places.

Using the Internet and streaming webcam viewing technology you can watch interesting animals live on cams from some of the worlds top zoos plus some of the smaller zoos and wild life parks, see rides at Disneyland on cam, or view the sun rise and set over the great pyramids of Egypt, all in real time online.

The live and interesting webcams below show places, people, and animals from all over the world and include Loch Ness monster watching cams, panda, lion and gorilla cams, and robotic interactive webcams that you control via the Internet from your home computer.

Animal Cams

Whale Watching Live - See a Whale Watching boat's live feed during their Dolphin Watching (www.dolphinsafari.com) and Whale Watching (www.whalewatchingtv.com) tours. The first and only place in the world you can view Whales and Dolphins live from your computer during their daily Whale Watching excursions. Underwater cameras, hydrophone, and microphones on the Captain and crew make this more than a Whale Cam or Dolphin Cam, this is an educational, reality, Whale-watching show.

WildEarth.tv (www.wildearth.tv/home) - Interesting webcam site Wildearth.tv offers 2 live game drives a day out of djuma game reserve south africa live on cam. You can interact in the live chats while watching the live webcams and send in questions that will be answered live on drives! There are also 8 other interesting cams at this site featuring eagles to wild dogs.

Pandas on Webcam (nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/GiantPandas) - The panda cams provide a window into the world of the Smithsonian National Zoo's giant pandas, three-year-old Tai Shan, his mother, Mei Xiang, and his father, Tian Tian. If you see two pandas together on the cam, you're watching Mei and Tian.

You can also see 2 adult tigers and their three cubs live at the National Zoo on Tiger cam (nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/GreatCats/). The Zoo is home to many primates. Orangutans and western lowland gorillas can be found at the Great Ape House, watch the live gorillas on webcam (nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/Primates/). To allow more people to view the webcams, sessions are limited to 15 minutes. If you are unable to connect, please try again later.

Amazon River Cam (nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/Amazonia/) - A glimpse into the rich and vibrant underwater life of the Amazon via webcam. When the large, serpent-like arapaimas swim past the camera, you will get a close-up look at one of the largest freshwater fish in the world. The ones you can see here range from five to six feet in length, but may reach up to ten feet and weigh 300 pounds. Red-tailed catfish, black pacus, and other fish share this 27,000-gallon aquarium below a living tropical forest.

Beluga Cam (www.vanaqua.org/belugacam/index.html) - Catch a peek into the Arctic Canada habitat at the Vancouver Aquarium via streaming web cam and see Qila and her new calf. You can also view Milo on the Live Sea Otter Cam (www.vanaqua.org/ottercam/). Milo is a male sea otter, born in Portugal's Lisbon Aquarium, August 14, 1999. He's one of the sea otters featured in the popular YouTube video.

Watch penguins live on webcam (www.tnaqua.org/Animals/Penguins.asp) from Tennessee Aquariums Penguins Rock. Jump in your seat at Tennessee Aquarium as ferocious saber-toothed fish, giant squid and ferocious flipper-ed crocodiles come to life.

African Animal Cams (www.africam.com/wildlife/index.php) - This is live real time interesting video, and in some cases live audio, of animals and wildlife in Africa. To see some of the nocturnal animals some of the webcams operate at night with the use of infrared artificial lights.

Esquimalt Lagoon Bird Sanctuary (www.esquimaltlagoon.com) - Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Victoria Australia. These are regular lounging spots for gulls and shorebirds. Mew Gulls and Glaucous-winged Gulls are frequent loungers but check the flocks carefully because birders have reported Heermann's, Bonaparte's, Ring-billed, California and even Western Gulls from this site.

Scenic Cams

Sunny Isles and North Miami Inter-coastal Waterway - Located in Aventura Florida, the camera at www.mymiamiview.com/ overlooks Sunny Isles and provides a cam snapshot of the North Miami Inter-coastal Waterway and skyline view every 30 seconds.

View the pyramids at Giza (www.pyramidcam.com), a town in Egypt on the west bank of the Nile river, famous for the Giza Plateau, The Great Sphinx, Great Pyramid of Giza, and a number of other large Egyptian pyramids and temples. There are two cameras, one wide angle night camera that you will be able to see the city lights in the fore ground with the pyramids in the back ground. During the day another camera with a zoom is trained on the pyramids.

Mount St. Helens Volcano Cams (www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/volcanocams/msh/) - Watch a live volcano with these real-time images of Mount St. Helens volcano via live high definition webcam set up at the Johnston Ridge Observatory.

Graceland Webcams (www.elvis.com/graceland/vtour/gracecam.asp) - Live webcam images from Graceland home of Elvis Presley. The live Graceland cam updates every 60 minute. Use your Web browser's refresh button to see the most up to date images.

Vatican City Webcam (www.atlantestarhotel.com/webcam.htm) - View from the terrace of the Atlante Star Hotel. By using the webcam controls you can view many areas of the city of Rome and see whats going on all over the Eternal City.

Street and Traffic Cams

Buchanan Street Cam (www.camvista.com/scotland/glasgow/buchananstreetlive.php) - This streaming webcam is looking down Buchanan street in Scotland's largest and most populated city, Glasgow. Watch shoppers visiting Glasgows most popular shops.

Times Square Cam (www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/cam=streaming&cam_type=streaming) - Watch the traffic and pedestrians on live streaming webcam from Times Square in New York city. There are 12 cameras to choose from with different views from each.

Weird Cams

Water Cooler Cam (www.coolercam.com) - Hang out for a while and you might see one of us get a drink from the water cooler in our new offices. We've set up the cam so that you can see our hallway and us cool guys and gals as we move about the office.

Loch Ness Monster cam (www.lochness.co.uk/livecam/) - Leading Loch Ness Monster researcher, Mikko Takala, presents his ultimate award winning Loch Ness live-cams. Try and spot the Loch Ness monster on live webcams. Take the Loch Ness monsters picture if you spot it! Underwater camera online soon!

Ghost Cams (www.asylumcam.com/campageRC2_selector.asp) - Is Willard Library Haunted? Select from a number of ghost cams in haunted houses and buildings, choose how many and which cams you want to watch on the one screen.

Beer Lovers Cam (www.beerlovercam.com) - Motion detected webcam Inside a Beer Fridge.

Ships, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Queen Elizabeth II (www.kroooz-cams.com/cunardindex.html) - Webcam from the bridge of the QE2 cruise ship. Their are also a number of other cruise ship cams on this website including P&O, Oceania Cruises, Princess, and even webcam viewing from Greenpeace ships.

Interactive Webcams

These are webcams that YOU control by moving the webcams up, down, left and right, and zooming in and out for closer looks at interesting places or people. Have fun with these interactive and remote controlled cams. Control cars, robots, telescopes, scenic webcams, and turn lights and appliances on and off, all by remote control from your computer.

DriveMeInsane.com (www.drivemeinsane.com) - A demonstration of home automation. Control the home of Paul Mathis. This site allows you to use remote controls to turn on lights, play with toys by driving vehicles around a persons home, turn on sprinklers, and lots of other crazy cam stuff including typing messages that appear on the owners monitor as you try and drive him insane.

Interactive Robot Cam (telerobot.mech.uwa.edu.au/Telerobot/instructions.html) Interactive webcam control the Department of Mechanical & Material Engineering at the University of Western Australia's new robot. Use the chat window to talk to the other people using the robot. Look at what other users of the robot have created with the robotic arm.

Bubble Fountain Cam (www.andieandmike.org/bubblecam/index.htm) - You can watch live streaming video of the back patio of a south Florida home. If nothing is going on, you can liven things up by turning on a 30 second blast of bubbles from the bubble machine. The camera is only active during daylight hours.



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