To those living in regions that experience all four of nature’s seasons, winter is usually the most frustrating. But even if it seems like everything around us becomes somewhat sad, slow, and quiet in the winter time, many of the animals that live in the great outdoors haven’t slowed down at all!

This compilation of miraculous photographs will show you various wild and domestic animals coping with the cold winter. Together with their beautiful surroundings, these animal unveil winter’s harsh, still and vital poetry.

(via: boredpanda)

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