Gallery: Photographs by Nine François

Nine François has been teaching and practicing photography for more than 20 years from her home base in Austin, Texas. Of taking these wild portraits, François says: “I’ve learned how to get close, work fast, hold my ground in some cases, and run like hell in others.” To see more from her Animalia series, visit

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