Humans are not the only creatures getting in on the craze that has won "selfie" the title of Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries. Unbeknownst to them, wild animals have also picked up on the trend, albeit a bit less earnestly than their human counterparts. This polar bear sniffs out a camera that Animal Planet set up to observe the beasts in their natural environment.
This Australian sea eagle poses for a camera that it snatched from wildlife rangers trying to study crocodiles in Western Australia.
A Gentoo penguin poses for a camera that it snatched from the Canadian cruise ship M/S Expedition during a trip around Antarctica.
A Persian leopard struts its stuff for a camera trap in Afghanistan's central highlands.
A Pallas's cat shyly captures a selfie in the Himalayas of Bhutan.
This elusive snow leopard takes a calm look into a camera trap before it continues stalking through Tajikistan.
This bashful, or perhaps just clumsy, black bear grabs a camera trap and captures a selfie of its foot in California.