Sergey Polyushko is a Ukrainian photographer and in his portfolio you'll find everything from fashion and architecture to commercial and street photography. However, it's his gorgeous and up-close animal portraits that may be his most eye-catching works. 

Polyushko's portraits of everything from domestic dogs and cats, to wildlife like ducks, squirrels, and even exotic animals such as the caracal, are just as playful as they are enchanting.

And it doesn't matter if he's taking pictures of squirrels as they forage for nuts in the snow, ducks lazing on golden sun-glistening waters, or inquisitive cows looking to have their own personal close-ups taken, this photographer, with over 40k Instagram followers, has truly excelled at the art of bringing out the most extraordinary qualities in each and every subject that he chooses.

Below is a list of some of our favorites. Don't forget to let us know which portrait you choose as the most gorgeous!

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OMG! These portraits are completely breathtaking! It would be very difficult to pick a favorite! What do you think? Can you choose just one?

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