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An elephant paints a picture at Mae Sa elephant camp to mark Thailand's National Elephant Day in Chiang Mai province, about 700 km (435 miles) north of Bangkok on March 13, 2007. About 70 elephants took part in the event. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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Monkey Selfie Denied Copyright Protection

August 25, 2014, Hillary Schaub

The newest edition of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices was released last week specifically stating that the office will not register works produced by nature, animals or plants. This update was made in response to the legal dispute between nature photographer David Slater and the Wikimedia Foundation.