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In Photos: The Many Moods of the Animal Kingdom

Puppy-eyed seals, roaring tigers, and lonesome egrets.

Much like humans, animals have feelings too. Whether it’s a quiet moment of affection between two giraffes, a lion letting down its guard to yawn, or a zebra tensing up, the many moods of the animal world show that we’re not so different after all. The photos in this essay were submitted for a contest on the theme “Wildlife in Black and White”, held by The challenge was to use monochromatic tones to “accentuate the shape, form, texture and details of wild animals”. Click through.


    Fabiola Monteiro is Features Writer on National Geographic Traveller India's web team. She loves beaches, blue skies, and baking, and is most centred while trying a new cake recipe. She tweets as @thefabmonteiro.

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