A crested macaque living in an Indonesian reserve took several photos of itself in 2011 when wildlife photographer David Slater left his camera unattended. PETA argued the monkey owned the copyright, but a US court said no. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

US court rules monkey does not own copyright of selfie that went viral

The decision is expected to end a protracted legal battle involving the animal rights group PETA, which filed suit on behalf of Naruto the monkey

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A crested macaque living in an Indonesian reserve took several photos of itself in 2011 when wildlife photographer David Slater left his camera unattended. PETA argued the monkey owned the copyright, but a US court said no. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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