When I open this animated GIF image in Photoshop and save it as GIF it stops working (rotating). I see about 6 layers. Do I have to do something with those layers? I'm really not getting this. I Googled but nobody seems to have this problem.
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I'm not a frequent Photoshop user and I don't exactly know how it behaves, but it is perfectly normal that it displays a set of different layers: an animated GIF is nothing more than an image composed of different layers, each one of them representing a frame of the animation; you don't' have to think about it as a video file: even if it is an animation, it is still an image.
And I think that it should be treated like an animation from the beginning, I.E. not opening it (and subsequently editing and saving it) in the defualt way like an image, but like an animation; I don't exactly know how Photoshop handles this feature, but just googling it gives you a huge amount of guides guides about modifying animated GIFs: