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Animal photos you may not believe are real

Joey Hadden , Business Insider US
 Jul 26, 2019, 10:00 PM
These photos were caught at the perfect moment, show animals acting like humans, or capture animals doing unlikely things.
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  • Animals don't generally pose for photos the way humans do.
  • So when you capture them at just the right moment doing unusual things, it can be a magnificent thing.
  • These animal photos seem unreal because they capture animals doing unlikely things, show animals acting like humans, or were caught at the perfect moment.
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    For some of these unreal photos, the animals were just at the right place at the right time. This poor cat's face is a means to an end.

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    In other photos, we see animals that seem to be aware that all eyes are on them ...

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    ... like this smiling pit bull

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    Or this pup, who really seems to know how to pose.

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    This kangaroo looks like it knows how to chill

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    Who could fear such a smiley creature?

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    This super social seal seems to be waving on the beach.

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    This sloth appears to be happy as a clam.

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    Unlike this goose.

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    This little monkey looks like it cannot believe how big its ears are.

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    And this orangutan doesn't seem to know what's up.

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    This scowling kitten appears to be beyond bothered by something.

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    And this bear seems like it just can't deal right now.

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    Is that sea turtle giving us the stink-eye?

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    This cat looks absolutely appalled.

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    It looks like it's been a long day for this polar bear.

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    This baboon seems like it's had a long day also.

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    Can you believe it? It looks like this squirrel can't.

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    This dancing queen is reaching for the stars.

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    And these braying camels could be an acappella group.

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    Animals have been caught engaging in other human-like activities, too. This Frenchie appears to be doing yoga, and it has the bird dog pose down.

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    This cat looks like it's playing a game of Twister ...

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    ... and this dog is clearly a skater.

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    This bison seems like it has places to be ...

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    ... and so does this dog.

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    Other animals have been caught showing affection the way humans do. These loving prairie dogs have this hugging thing down!

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    Every heard of tough love? This angry lion doesn't seem to be phasing its cub.

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    This koala looks like it's helping its friend with their look.

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    And this horse looks like it has posed for a selfie before.

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    Is this pug taking a selfie, too?

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