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No inter-species copyright

Humans cannot claim copyright just because an animal stole their camera.
Macaque selfie
I can use this picture because a macaque took it. Look forward to seeing it often.

If a monkey borrows your camera and snaps a shot of his smiling self, you cannot collect a royalty for the simple reason that you did not take the picture.

This might cause a problem for me personally, but it does make sense.

Not sure what effect this will have on those elephants who paint.