Russian photographer takes incredible portraits with real animals

Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova released a stunning series of images recently that showcase the human and animal bond. The amazing photos show wild animals such as owls, tigers and bears posed dangerously close to a young woman.

She describes her work on her Facebook page as "another tale about wonderland." You can clearly see the dream-inspired fairytale like undertones in every image. Check out some of her work below. --by Caitlin McCormack

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