Sergey Polyushko is a Ukrainian photographer whose portfolio includes everything from architecture and fashion to commercial and street photography. His beautiful and intimate animal portraits are perhaps his most eye-catching works however. Take a look at the images below to see what we mean.

From domestic dogs and cats, to wildlife such as ducks, squirrels, and even an exotic caracal, Polyushko's pictures are as playful as they are captivating. Whether he's snapping squirrels in the snow while they're out foraging for nuts, ducks basking on golden sun-tinted waters, or curious cows looking for their own personal close-ups, the photographer, who has over 40k followers on Instagram, has mastered the art of bringing out the very best in each and every subject he chooses. Here's a list of some of our favorites. Don't forget to vote for yours!

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

That face you make just before you sneeze.

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

One word - WOW

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

. . . the better to hear you with, my dear.

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

Pensive.

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

Next bored panda post- meme the shit out of this duck picture

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PandasAreMyFav 2 years ago

“I have traveled far throughout these lands."

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Cow with tiny legs :-D

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Rainbo 2 years ago

Daily squats.

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

"No I haz not seen your helium balloon"

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PandasAreMyFav 2 years ago

This looks like a cat wearing cat fur. Just saying... even though it's not actually wearing cat fur...I hope... 0.o

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