WATCH: Two Penguins Find Camera in Antarctica and Manage to Take Painfully Adorable ‘Selfie’


It’s a really good idea to leave cameras filming where penguins can find them, because they take really delightful videos.

According to ABC News, Eddie Gault, a member of the Australian Antarctic Program, left his camera at the Auster Rookery, a penguin breeding ground. And two penguins sidled up to it and put all your best Snapchat vids to shame.

The Australian Antarctic Program shared the video today, saying that “it didn’t take long for the naturally curious birds to seize the opportunity for a selfie.”

Philosophical distinction: A selfie is technically defined as “an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social networks.” This writer, for one, believes the term refers solely to a still image, so there’s no such animal as a “selfie video.” Discuss.

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