It is impossible to over-estimate the importance to our wellbeing of interacting with nature and animals. Although this may not be possible during the COVID-19 outbreak, a number of wildlife centres, zoos, aquariums and even farms provide online videos and live web cams of their charges, with San Diego numbering at least ten cameras on its own.
For some relaxation, you can do a lot worse than check out the web cams at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Footage from their Kelp Forest Cam is shown below.
Where to find zoo and aquarium tours
Below you will find a selection of zoos and aquariums that provide video content and live web cams so you can enjoy their animal charges from afar during the coming weeks. This list will be added to and updated as we become aware of other sources.
Where to find virtual wildlife content
Here is a selection of wildlife and farm web cams so you can watch the animals from the comfort of your home during the coming weeks. This list will be added to and updated as we become aware of other sources.