Think you can tell what’s off about these wildlife creatures lounging in the sand?

Aside from the fact that not a single one of them is actually breathing, these realistic-looking sand sculptures are insanely perfect!

If you ever wondered what happens to little boys who never grew out of building sandcastles, then look no further than Spanish artist Andoni Bastarrika. Not only is he the Michaelangelo of sand, but he’s also got a knack for tricking tourists into thinking his hyperrealistic zoo collection is totally legit.

From sculptures of sweet little doggies to the terrifyingly massive Krakens of the deep, here are 40 of the best sand sculptures ever created that could totally be mistaken for the real thing!