Google Street View has been helping directionally-challenged people get around since 2007. This feature is a great way for people to scope out places they may want to visit before even starting the trip. The images that you see on Google Street View are made by stitching digital panorama photos together. These photos are often taken by a camera mounted on a car, but sometimes the camera is mounted on a bike, a boat, a snowmobile, an underwater device, or on foot.
Sometimes, as the Google Earth car is driving by, it captures more than scenery. Keep reading to see some animals who were in the right place at the right time.
This very good boy is standing guard at his owners’ home. It’s his job to make sure that nobody and no Google Street View cars intrude on their privacy. He has to stand up on his hind legs to see over that fence, but this dog is going to do what he has to do to keep his family safe.
Honestly, this is a pretty cute stance. Maybe he was just posing for the camera.