‘He is someone, not something’: Indonesia’s selfie snapping monkey Naruto named ‘Person of the Year’ by rights group PETA

An Indonesian monkey who shot to fame after it snapped a grinning selfie – and sparked a landmark US copyright case – was named “Person of the Year” on Wednesday by the animal rights group that took on the simian’s cause.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it was honouring Naruto, a crested black macaque with a goofy looking grin, to recognise that “he is someone, not something”.
In 2011, the monkey pressed the shutter button while…