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Apple is pushing its iOS software forward with a Beta release of iOS 12.2. This version of iOS will bring fun new animals to Apple’s “Animoji” feature for iOS devices. If you are unfamiliar with Animoji, as its name implies it is simply animal (and one robot) emoji that you can control with your face. Due to Apple’s implementation of a 3D sensing and depth camera on the front of iPhones and the new iPad Pro your face can be tracked, mapped, and mirrored onto the face of various Animoji. Currently, Animoji features a monkey, a cat, a dog, a fox, a pig, a panda, a rabbit, a chicken, a lion, a bear, a tiger, a koala, and a T-rex. It also has some mythical creatures such as the alien, a unicorn, a dragon, and a ghost. The three odd-ball Animoji include a robot, a human skull, and the poop emoji…. So yeah
With iOS 12.2 Apple is adding to this already exhausting list by including a giraffe, a shark, a warthog, and an owl. We aren’t sure who at Apple is deciding on these animals but they sure are cute, and more practical than a talking pile of poop.