Zoo Animals Captured at the Right Moment (30 photos)

While a good photographer should always keep the basics in mind, a great shot mostly consists of being at the right place at the right time. This set is dedicated to those photographers who went to the zoo and were patient or lucky enough to capture animals in a beautiful or unique way. They're the ones who make us stop and think about how we share this earth. The ones who capture an animal's essence in such a way that words just don't do the picture justice.

Above by jbparker

By floridapfe

By WAM86

By Andrew Curtis

By Michael Nick Nichols

By icomedia

By Peter Kurdulija

By Fernando Pinto

By Eeek5127

By ucumari

By floridapfe

By shesnuckinfuts

By Thomas Hawk

By day1953

By floridapfe

By day1953

By Nikographer [Jon]

By The Brit 2

By Edgar Thissen

By floridapfe

By floridapfe

By Donna & Antti

By floridapfe

By floridapfe

By floridapfe

By floridapfe

By boocaw

By floridapfe

By Joachim S. Mller

And finally, a personal picture:

(I don't know who was more scared..me or him.)

More Amazing Animal Photography:
Spectacular Animal Portraits by Steve Hoskins
Incredible Animal Photography – Stefano Unterthiner

Tragic Portraits of America's Endangered Species (12 pics)
Animals in Stunning Clarity (12 photos)

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