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    Updated on Nov 30, 2018. Posted on Nov 29, 2018

    One Photographer's Colorful Close-Up Shots Of Harvest Mice Are Beautiful

    Ready for my close-up.

    Mice are funny little creatures. You either hate ‘em or love ‘em.

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    Miles Herbert has been a photographer for about 25 years.

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    His incredible close-up shots of mice being mice (and other animals, too) have received tons of attention lately, and rightfully so.

    He tells BuzzFeed the response to his work has been overwhelming.

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    "It's good to see that so many people have been so positive about them and that they seem to have brightened up so many people's lives!"

    Miles said that whenever he works with animals, he makes sure the animals are never forced to do anything.

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    He said, “With the mice, for example, we know that they love to climb things and we know that they are really inquisitive about everything.”

    Miles also tells BuzzFeed the mice like to climb inside tulips (and other flowers, too) to eat the stamens and pollen that’s inside.

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    The one practically looks like a poster for Fall, amirite?

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    And this cutie appears to be pulling off a serious balancing act.

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    And how about this mice squad perched on a branch?

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    And this guy looks like he's straight-up posing for the camera.

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    Peek-a-boo!

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    I mean, you couldn't pose this if you tried.

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    "I'm ready for my close-up."

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    Miles said the mice sometimes fall asleep inside the flowers after eating their fill. Awww!

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    He told BuzzFeed, “We just let them do what they want to do and photograph them as they do it.”

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    Make sure to check out more of Miles’ amazing work on his website.

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