Where was this mesmerizing book when we were kids? We would have been obsessed with artist and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman’s collection of ultra-hi-res photographs of our fellow animals. Flawlessly lit and captured in hyperfrozen moments against a pure white backdrop, even the lowly goldfish is like you’ve never seen it before. The minimalist aesthetic makes for an immediate, emotional connection with the creatures. Confronted with such striking examples of evolved physiologies and behavior, we can’t help but ponder our own origins and place in the world. These images prove we are not so different from the mirthful warthog, the mischievous gray squirrel, or the Dr. Seussian slow loris.