Monkey business: A monkey selfie starts a fight

A monkey grabbed a camera from a photographer and took this selfie./WIKIMEDIA

A monkey grabbed a camera from a photographer and took this selfie.
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Adapted from CBCnews by Nancy Carson
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Everyone knows what a selfie is.
It is a photo you take of yourself.
Teenagers take many selfies.
President Obama and the Pope
took selfies.
Some animals take selfies –
if they can touch a camera.

Illustration of selfie by Nola Johnston

Illustration of selfie by Nola Johnston

A nature photographer
David Slater takes photographs.
He photographs life in nature.
In 2011, he travelled to Indonesia.
He took photos of monkeys.

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Lucy the emu is found

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Emus are large birds. They do not fly.
(Photo: TOM WATT / CC, Flickr)

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and Wikipedia by Patty Bossort
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Lucy is an emu.
An emu is a large bird.
Emus do not fly.
Lucy lives on a farm near Cassidy, BC.
Lucy ran away from home.
Lucy was gone several days.
She walked about 20 km to Nanaimo.
Searchers found Lucy at Vancouver Island University.
Lucy was ready to go home.

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Emus have cute little faces.
(Photo: WWARBY / CC, Flickr)

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