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Monkey selfie case: British photographer settles with animal charity over royalties dispute (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)

by Theresa @, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 16:15

The long-running legal battle over who owns the royalties to the famous "monkey selfie" has been settled.

David Slater, the photographer whose camera was commandeered by a crested black macaque, has agreed to donate 25 per cent of the royalties generated by the photos with animal charities dedicated to protecting the monkeys' natural habitat.

The agreement brings to an end to a dispute which originated in 2011 when Mr Slater travelled to Sulawesi, Indonesia, and spent a week taking pictures of macaques.

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