Is social distancing wearing you down? Are you looking for some fun indoor activities to get you through quarantine? How about taking virtual zoo field trips and visiting your favorite animals on live webcams?
The Georgia Aquarium is the third-largest aquarium in the world. It houses over 500 different species in over 10 million US gallons of water. The aquarium is dedicated to research, education, and conservation.
The Georgia Aquarium offers several live webcams and also learning resources and videos. Visit the otters, penguins and majestic whale sharks for a breathtaking experience.
San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo opened its doors in 1916 and houses over 4000 animals representing more than 800 species on 100 acres of land. It offers webcams of baboons, polar bears, koalas, and more.
The website of the San Diego Zoo also offers stories, education, and activities for kids. A great destination for a virtual zoo field trip.
Smithsonian National Zoo
Always free of charge the Smithsonian National Zoo is one of Washington D.C.’s most famous attractions. Founded in 1889, its mission is to provide engaging experiences with animals and share knowledge to save wildlife and habitats.
The site offers a variety of webcams of which the naked mole-rat exhibit is probably the most bizarre.
Africam offers a live view of African wildlife through cameras recording 24/7 from waterholes and protected areas of southern Africa. See elephants and zebras in their natural habitat. Virtual zoo field trips that have you coming back for more because you never know what to expect.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is another beautiful aquarium with a variety of live webcams from sharks to jellies.
The website also offers activities for kids and teens from grade PreK-12 for tons of fun.
Beekman 1802 is a farm in upstate NY that is known for its goat milk beauty line and fine artisan products. They do have a goat cam with a live feed. It is especially cute in the Spring when all the baby goats (kids) are born.
Kitten Rescue Sanctuary
Cat lover? Then you have to check-in with the Kitten Rescue Sanctuary in Los Angeles. Maybe you will fall in love with one of their adoptable little beauties.