Animals/Pets

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Priceless
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


$60,000 USD a kilo, that's what a rhino horn costs on the black market. More expensive than gold. But life is priceless. Unlike elephant tusks, which are made of ivory, rhino horns are made of keratin, the same material as nails. But the ignorance and superstition of some humans...

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Chameleon in the Bedroom
by Jo Sax


Blue panther chameleon camouflaged in a bedroom against a blue vintage floral wallpaper background. Shot on Hassleblad H5x with mixed lighting .

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Unbreakable Bond
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


A recent study has found that we share around 99 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, making them our nearest relatives. From a genetic perspective, this makes them almost identical to ourselves. There are researchers who propose to have them included in the genus Homo, i.e., hum...

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Bathtime Blues
by Belinda Richards


Meet Rollo. Rollo doesn't love bath time. Captured during his regular grooming session, I aimed to tell the story of bath time from Rollo's perspective.

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A Mother's Love
by Lynn Emery


A young swan mother briefly closes her eyes while watching over one of her signets which has recently taken to the water for the first time.

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Rockband
by Nuelle Flipse


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Two queens
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


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Puffer fish
by Arun Mohanraj


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Father and son
by Kristin Schnell


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Moving through time and space
by Cécile Zahorka


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Kookie and Moet
by Robert Piccoli


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Infinite love
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


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Heron in the night
by Gianni Maitan


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Spanish beauty
by Natascha Meijndershagen


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