Elderly Animals (10 photos)

Photographer Isa Leshko recently traveled around the US to photograph animals in their final stages of life.

“I began the series as a means of exploring my feelings about my mother’s decline due to Alzheimer’s Disease,” she says. “As I’ve worked on this project, though, I’ve come to realize that these images are a testament to survival and endurance. And they raise questions about what it means to be elderly.”

The photos say everything.

Emden Goose, Age 28.Embden Goose, Age 28, II
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