Walrus swims in a tank

All photos: Joern Pollex/Getty Images

The animals at Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, become instantly more charming through the lens of photographer Joern Pollex.

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Elephant trunks grabs food from a human hand
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Male peacock shows off its feathers
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Lion hangs out inside his enclosure
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Penguin swims in a tank
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An ostrich against a blue sky
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Close up of the eye of a donkey
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Flock of flamingos wade in a pool
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