Beijing Zoo Goes Virtual So Visitors Can Learn About Wildlife Remotely
The Beijing Zoo launched a brand new site that host live video streams of its animal exhibitions.
For animal lovers wanting to branch out beyond charming cat videos, the Beijing Zoo just launched an exciting new website in collaboration with the web service Baidu that brings the educational zoo experience to your desktop. From penguins to pandas, ring-tailed lemurs, elephants, alpacas, and even giraffes, the new Baidu Zoo hosts live video streams that allows virtual visitors to observe these animals in real-time.
Baidu Zoo successfully launched on June 1 with more than 3 million views; representing roughly half of the zoo's annual attendance and assuring project leaders that there are people out there eager to see their favorite animals live.