Known as the modern day ‘Dr. Doolittle’, Irishman Allan Dixon is a photographer and adventurer who’s built a name and career for himself around his extraordinary animal photography – often including Dixon himself in the frame.
When this photographer makes friends in the animal kingdom he takes selfies to prove it!
Allan Dixon, 29, is a real-life Dr. Dolittle who walks with the animals, talks with the animals and even takes Selfies with the animals. The Irish adventurer and photographer has amassed a hilarious collection of selfies with a variety of exotic creatures.
Meet the animal whisperer who started the animal selfie trend
Adventurer Allan Dixon is an Irish/Canadian, self-taught adventure content marketer with a passion for filming and photography. He won the 2013 ’Best Job in the World’ campaign by Tourism Australia, competing against over half a million contestants. His job was to showcase why Australia is such a great country to travel to. This media enriching experience was the final revelation to peruse a full time career in adventure content marketing.
More recently he is now known as a modern day ‘Dr Dolittle’, Allan’s animal selfies went viral in early 2016 and were featured in countless mainstream media outlets around the world. Instagram themselves featured it, making it amongst one of their most liked photos of all time.
Scroll down for some weird and wacky selfies taken with all creatures great and small. For even more of Allan’s photos, you can follow him on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter
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