You can form any friendship across distances and thrive despite differences in age, race, and background. Friendship can overcome any difference, even between animal species. Belgian Malinois, Ingo, has found an unlikely friend, an owl named Poldi. Animal photographer Tanja Brandt took shots of the two enjoying each other’s company as soon as she saw the unlikely friendship these two had formed. Here’s her beautiful photo series about Ingo and Poldi.

Tanja also has other feathery friends in her animal family that Ingo has grown closer to aside from Ingo and Poldi. Visit Tanja’s 500px page and Facebook page to see the bond of Ingo and his feathered friends. You can visit her website. (h/t: boredpanda) if you want to know more about Tanja, her furry and feathery family, and her artistry.

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