Dutch photographer Dick van Duijn was visiting Vienna, Austria, in June when he captured an adorable series of photos showing a squirrel taking a moment out of its busy day to smell the flowers.

The wildlife, nature, and landscape photographer tells PetaPixel he was visiting Vienna especially to shoot photos of ground squirrels. "This curious ground squirrel started smelling and tasting the flower," Dick van Duijn recalled. "I was really happy after capturing a photo like this."

I went to Austria especially to photograph the ground squirrels. It was great to witness this, and very satisfying.

To bring a bit more joy to your autumn day, here is a list of van Duijn's most beautiful animal photos. So scroll down, enjoy the gorgeous photos. Upvote your favorites by following the Instagram Link.

More brilliant photos by Dick Van Duijn.