Check out our collection of fifteen cute pictures of animals in love. These adorable creatures are showing affection the only way they know how, with a kiss.
It`s not just us humans that like to kiss there are many other creatures in the animal world that like to show there affection with a kiss. Cows, puffins, squirrels and even snails have been known to embrace with a kiss but chimpanzees are the only animals whose kisses resemble a human kiss.
Of course they don’t go as far as a full on snog as some people do but just a little peck is enough to say I love you. Scroll through the following pictures of animals below and you`ll see some real heart warming moments from the animal kingdom. 🙂
1. Fennec Foxes Kissing
Fennec foxes are the smallest foxes of their species and are generally the size of a cat. Occasionally they like to have a little kiss to show their affection.
2. Elephants Hugging Trunks
Did you know the elephant trunk is delicate enough to pick up a single grain of rice?
3. Dogs Sniffing
Did you know petting your dog can actually lower your blood pressure?
4. Chimpanzees Kissing
Chimps are one of the only other mammals that have developed the ability to use tools.
5. Budgies grooming Each Other
Budgies are the most popular pet bird in the world. In America almost half the pet bird population are budgies.
6. Guinea Pigs Snuggling
Despite their name these little critters are not part of the pig family and did not come from Guinea.
7. Cats Washing Each Other
Cats are the most popular pet in America with over 88 million pet cats.
8. Owls Kissing
Are they kissing or passing a meal, what do you think?
9. Dolphins Swimming
Did you know there are around forty different species of dolphins?
10. Otters Kissing
Otters hold paws while sleeping so that they don’t drift apart.
11. Flamingos Dancing
Flamingos will actually turn white if they stop eating their natural food.
12. Beavers Cuddling
Beavers are actually part of the rodent family and are classed as the second largest rodent in the world.
13. Horses Smooching
Did you know horses are able to sleep both standing up and laying down?
14. Rabbits Kissing
Did you know it is impossible for a rabbit to vomit?
15. Sea Lions Kissing
For some unknown reason the sea lion will enter any part of the ocean except the Northern Atlantic Ocean, Maybe because of predators. Nobody is quite sure.
Bonus Kissing Facts
1. A study was conducted a few years ago that revealed that men live up to five years longer if they kiss their wife before going to work. So get kissing guys and you maybe around a bit longer.
2. The term ‘French kiss’ started during World War I, after British soldiers witnessed how passionately the French people kissed and it has been part of the English language since.
3. Kissing for one minute can actually burn 26 calories. Another great reason to get kissing.:)