Looking for some heartwarming entertainment to enjoy from the comfort of your own home? We have rounded up the best animal live streams from around the world you can watch online for free. From beautiful penguins in San Diego to baby lambs in England these are sure to put a smile on your face. Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage and make yourself comfortable…
Folly Farm, Pembrokeshire – Watch sheep, goats and new-born lambs via this adorable live stream. “Our web cam points right down at our farm animals so you’ll never miss a moment as they go about their daily lives. It’s especially exciting when we’ve got new babies,” explains the farm. WATCH NOW
Edinburgh Zoo – Looking for something to spark some joy? Why not tune into Edinburgh Zoo’s ‘Panda Cam’ and see what the furry creatures are up to. WATCH NOW
Atlanta Zoo: This Georgia institution has a dedicated panda cam sure to put a smile on kids’ — and grown-ups’ — faces.
Cincinnati Zoo: Every day, this zoo is hosting “Home Safari Facebook Lives” showcasing one of their animals and offering a fun, educational activity you can do at home. Pull up the zoo’s Facebook page every day at 3 p.m. EST. All of the safaris will also be posted to the zoo’s website and on their YouTube page for later viewing.
Daniel Botelho IGTV: See what it’s like going no-cage diving with a school of Great White Sharks on this National Geographic wildlife photographer’s IGTV channel.
Georgia Aquarium: Have a soothing look under the sea with live cams of beluga whales, African penguins, jellyfish and more.
Houston Zoo: This Texas zoo has webcams focused on gorillas, giraffes, rhinos, elephants, leafcutter ants and more for your viewing pleasure.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center: While the Florida marine center is closed to the public, they’re continuing to take care of their sea turtle patients behind the scenes. Monday through Friday they will be streaming live from the sea turtle hospital and teaching viewers about ocean conservation.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Dive under water with livestreams of sharks, sea otters, jellyfish, and turtles. A live cam of the crashing waves in the Monterey Bay itself is particularly calming.
National Aquarium: Explore winding, sea life-filled floors with this virtual tour of the Baltimore-based aquarium.
New England Aquarium: This Boston-based aquarium is serving up a schedule of animal feedings, tours and behind-the-scenes content on their Facebook Live.
Ocean Ramsey IGTV: Often described as a “sharfluencer,” this diving expert swam with one of the largest Great Whites ever recorded. Now, she’s sharing her adventures on her IGTV channel.
Oregon Zoo: This zoo is sharing daily video updates on their Facebook page of different animals during their temporary closure.
Paul Nicklen IGTV: Got heart eyes for humpbacks? This wildlife photographer and National Geographic contributor is taking to his IGTV channel to stream all the whale content you could dream of.
San Diego Zoo: This zoo has a number of different live cams monitoring their furry and feathered friends, including penguins, pandas, koalas and elephants.
Volunteer Park Conservatory: This Seattle greenhouse is taking to Instagram to livestream their lush gardens in the midst of their closure to the public. Though the streaming schedule depends on their gardeners, they plan to livestream seven days a week around 2pm.
African animals – Want a glimpse of something a bit more far-flung? This clever live stream, , shows African animals in their natural habit for people at home to enjoy. WATCH NOW