Animals are creatures that bring to people so many happiness every single day. They make humans more compassionate, positive and happier. They also help in allowing people to be more loving because of their love for humans. While humans show their love through affection in many different ways, animals typically display of love per species, and some are downright weird. The way our pets look at us and the way they ask for hugs and attention makes us get overwhelmed by their unlimited love.
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While humans show their love through affection in many different ways, animals typically display of love per species, and some are downright weird. The way our pets look at us and the way they ask for hugs and attention makes us get overwhelmed by their unlimited love.
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Once again, we are impressed by animal’s love after looking through the warm photos from this compilation and they will prove animals are made of love. Scroll down to enjoy! Which animals from our compilation did you like the most? We would love for you to share their pictures in the comments. Mutual hugs between moms and their kids are probably the best thing on this planet.
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Cats cuddling and posing for the camera. There’s no way to look at this photo and not come to the conclusion that these two kitties are totally in love. And while we’re not positive cats can hold down romantic relationships with each other, we do know they appreciate cuddles. In one study published in the journal Preventative Veterinary Medicine, researchers found that cats who were pet and spoken to in high-pitched voices had elevated moods and produced higher levels of protective antibodies than cats who weren’t. In other words: If your cat doesn’t already have a cuddle buddy, you should go pet her right meow.
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Meet 4-year-old Peking duck Rudy and the Golden Retriever dog Barclay. Their first meeting begins with Barclay entering the cluster of Rudy and his brothers. Because Barclay loves the taste of leftovers from duck meals. But Rudy, the alpha duck of the henhouse, chases Barclay at every entrance and pulls it by the tail. Over time, Barclay increases the number of visits to the ducks’ house and Rudy gets used to her.Now, there is a very strong friendship between them and they always want to stand together.
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These dogs have moved far beyond the puppy-love stage and into I’ve-got-your-back-through-thick-and-thin territory. In fact, they might even be walking down the aisle soon—because it turns out, dogs can fall in love with one another. In 2014, a study by the University of Tokyo found that dogs’ brains release oxytocin, also called “the love hormone,” during positive interactions with other dogs, as well as with their owners.
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In case it’s not clear from this photo, here’s the thing: Cows have best friends. In fact, one study conducted at the University of Northampton even found that when cows were separated from their besties, their heart rates increased as a result of stress. Fortunately, it looks like these pals are enjoying a relaxing lifestyle in the countryside—and getting some snuggles in, too.
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A cat and a Golden Retriever sneak in some cuddles. While cats and dogs certainly express affection differently, that doesn’t mean they can’t still fall in love. Take this cuddly couple, for example. The cat brings the snuggles, while the dog offers a comforting paw of support.
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Just a pair of Lovebirds. This lucky photographer caught two Lovebirds doing what they do best—loving on each other. This colorful species of Parrot received its name because of the birds’ strong, monogamous pair bonding and the long periods of time they spend sitting and cuddling each other.
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Two giraffes intertwined. You’re probably already familiar with the human concept of necking, but thanks to this photo, you know giraffes do it too. While it’s not totally clear what these giraffes are up to, it’s pretty clear that they’re totally in love. And while the male giraffes appear to be cuddling, according to Torie, they’re in fact practising their fighting skills. The giraffes can be seen nudging each other with their necks as they wrap around one another. Torie, a graduate in animal science and behaviour, from Ventura, California, US, said: “While researching wild dogs for my master’s degree last May in South Africa, we came upon these two young male giraffes ‘necking.’
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Monkeys find love atop a tree. One University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia study found that owl monkeys who were forced to leave their partners produced fewer children with another mate and were seemingly less happy. Luckily, it looks like these two are spending their days in loving bliss.
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The forbidden romance between a cat and a monkey. Through a series of photos, a photographer captured the friendship between a domestic cat named Alan and a monkey named Jojo in Thailand. As the story goes, the two animals became fast friends after Alan happened to wander into the macaque field one day and Jojo “adopted” him.
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When you’re totally in love, you just want to embrace your partner! And we can only imagine that’s what’s happening between these two kangaroo, who are holding each other close. A kangaroo kisses its mate. Us humans are always kissing our loved ones on the cheek—and kangaroos are no different! You can’t deny these marsupials are feeling the love Down Under.
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A lion and lioness rest side by side. This King and Queen of the jungle are so secure in their love that they don’t have to show it off. According to Lion Alert, male lions typically cuddle close to the lioness they choose to partner up with and give her licks of affection. Aw!
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Prairie dogs hugging and kissing. Researchers in the US studying the behavior of black-tailed prairie dogs at a local zoo have discovered they behave differently, kissing and cuddling each other more when people are watching than when they are unobserved.
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They’re trying to kiss each other’s cheek at the same time in the most awkward fashion possible. Baby rabbits share a kiss. While these baby bunnies are teeny and fluffy, they’re still able to show each other they care by planting tiny bunny kisses on each other’s cheeks!
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King penguins take a romantic stroll down the beach. Despite the fact that King penguins don’t mate for life, the males do remain by the female’s side through the birth and after to help her raise their offspring—so romantic walks like the one are probably a common occurrence.
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White tigers share a sweet moment. There’s probably no animal in the animal kingdom we want to hug more than a tiger. And since we can’t (for obvious reasons), we’re glad these guys have the opportunity to cuddle one another.
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This adorable pair of affectionate orangutans appear to be just like an old married couple as they cuddle up to each other. Orangutans cuddling close. Since humans and apes are so similar, it’s hard to look at this photo and not see the resemblance between these cuddly orangutans and a human family. And from the way they’re holding each other close, we’ve got to say, it looks like love.
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Cuddle Goats at Virginia Farm. From the looks of things, these goats have clearly found the four-legged partner that makes their hearts beat a little faster.
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Two sea lions escape from the tourists to steal a private kiss on a beach. They had spent hours playing and barking at each other in the water before a brief moment of peace on the shore. Sea lions sharing a kiss. Seo lions are commonly referred to as the “dogs of the sea,” which means it’s unsurprising that they’re just as prone to giving kisses as their grounded counterparts. These two sea lions look like they’re giving each other the world’s sweetest kiss!