The zoo is a great place to both rehabilitate animals or care for the ones with little chances of surviving in the wild while educating the masses about them. Nothing educates better than seeing the real thing beside YouTube videos and textbooks. But since these are not their real habitats, these animals are often interacting with the consciousness of humans around them.
What do you think can animals do when there are no humans around them? Capturing animals in the wild while they're low on guard is Dutch photographer Dick van Duijn's passion. He's been actively capturing stunning pictures of animals just being themselves in the wild. And what's so captivating is that his pictures mostly show these animals simply relaxing and just enjoying the cold snowy ground under the warm sunlight.
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