Super Zoom on Google Maps
Google Blogoscoped links to super-close zoom satellite photos on Google Maps showing camels in the middle of Africa.
Image source: Google Blogoscoped, license: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0.
African Elephants Spotted on Google Earth. Digital Inspiration, 07/2007.
In Pictures: The Strangest Sights in Google Earth. PC World, 2007.
Africa: The Megaflyover by the National Geographic Channel. Join National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay on a seven-month, transcontinental journey from the southern-most tip of Africa to the northern shores of Morocco.
Advanced Features of Google Earth
A Google employee shows advanced features of Google Earth (layers, etc.) in this video. Link via Google Operating System.