Konsta Punkka is a 21-year-old Finnish photographer also known as The Squirrel Whisperer. He’s earned this unusual nickname by specializing in close-up shots of wildlife, including adorable, curious squirrels.

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Konsta clearly has a knack for getting the trust of the wildlife he encounters and it’s the perfect skill to have when you are a photographer.

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Konsta explores his home country for most of his shots, but he has also travelled to to Scotland, Norway, The US, Australia and Iceland.

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A photo posted by Konsta Punkka (@kpunkka) on

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For more of Konsta’s work, follow him on Instagram.

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