America’s Woke(ish) Monkey Selfie Law

In 2011, a 7 year old crested macaque monkey named Naruto took a picture of himself, a selfie, with the camera of wildlife photographer David Slater. Slater had gone to the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi for the purpose of photographing animals.

Slater set up his camera on a tripod with a cable release switch. Naruto pressed the switch to take his now famous selfie: