Photo Gallery: Wild Animals Invade Urban Landscapes

Thanks to the magic of CGI, the idea of seeing an elephant or a chimpanzee tearing through the streets of a busy city isn’t as surreal as it once might have been. That said, French photographer Renaud Marion’s series Attraction puts a different spin on the concept than what we see in most films; rather than trying to spring out of a zoo or plotting world domination, his wild things mug for excited crowds like celebrities, one species inexplicably drawn to the other. Click through to check out some of our favorite photos, which were shot at various locations throughout Paris and Vancouver.

Photo credit: Renaud Marion