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Choosing stock images with animals

Animal images call our attention to the many varied features of the natural world. Whether it’s farm animals, safari animals, baby animals, or even our beloved pets, animal images rely on the drama of photography, the allure of animal pattern designs, and the fun of computer graphics to bring natural elements to your projects. Animal images are perfect for almost any design, and they appeal to all kinds of different viewers. Whether you want to save animals or simply bring them into your project, we have exactly what you need.

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Using images with animals for social media

  • Using animal images for social media is always a good idea. Some of the most popular profiles on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook showcase funny, cute, or dramatic images of animals, and other users frequently like or share those posts.
  • Animal images are a great way to send a visual message — a cute family pet is endearing, while a roaring tiger connotes violence and strength.
  • If you need help sizing your animal image for social media, head over to Shutterstock Editor, where we’ve preloaded templates with the ideal proportions for each major social media platform. You can add additional design elements, include a message, or even adjust the positioning of your image to focus on a particular aspect. Take a look at our animal images collection, and when you’re ready, we’ll help you prepare it for your digital audience.
Using images with animals for social media