These intricately detailed pictures of wild animals look like photographs - but are in fact paintings. American artist Collin Bogle's extraordinary work portrays close up encounters with animals such as lions, snow leopards, wolves, eagles and bears.

He uses photos of the animals as a reference and spends between two weeks and two months painstakingly creating each piece. Mr Bogle, who works out of his home in Seattle, Washington, in the United States, said: "My dad is an...
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