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25 Animals Riding Animals That Will Make Your Heart Smile

Every creature, great or small, deserves a lift around sometimes and this is where animals riding animals comes in. 

Most animals are inherently adorable when they do most things, like cats wearing monkey suits eating bananas, or lizards snuggling together on a toasty warm rock. However, it’s arguable that potentially the cutest and coolest thing to see are animals helping each other around by physically giving them a ride.

Better have your camera ready to capture these moments because honestly, no one will probably believe you if you don’t have prove. I’ve a friend who claims to have seen three tiny birds riding the back of huge buck, but alas, no photos and now, no one believes him.

Without further ado, here are the best photos of animals riding animals.

1. This ladybug found the perfect sticky taxi.

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2. A crow and an eagle are a lucky, rare pair.

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3. Farm friendships last a lifetime for this chicken and goat.

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4. This monkey pal has the right idea.

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5. Hitching a ride on mom’s hiney is the best way to get around in cold weather.

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6. A collie’s best friend is his horse.

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7. Befriending the crocodile was this raccoon’s best move to date.

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8. This tortoise knows its best accessories are its butterflies.

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9. This baby crane knows the best camouflage is mom’s back.

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10. Marmosets and iguanas, who would’ve thought it!

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11. That is a seal, the dog of the ocean, riding a humpback whale.

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National Geographic

12. When barn cats and boars unite.

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13. Frogs on frogs on frogs on frogs.

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14. This monkey just needs a warm, soft place to nap.

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15. Animals riding animals even happens underwater.

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16. This lizard even saddled this kitty.

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17. I guess when you have a hard shell, you don’t mind hanging with the crocs.

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18. “Excuse me, Mr. Camel, we would like to play. Or climb.”

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19. Slithering with the homies.

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20. These birds know how to treat their antelope pal right.

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21. This seagull is alarmed that the eagle is not taking him to the beach as promised.

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22. Cliche? Maybe. Adorable? Definitely.

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23. “So take a left at the fork, and it’ll be straight ahead,” says this mantis to its frog taxi.

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24. It’s possible this lemur thought he was sitting on a rock instead.

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25. “This is safe, right?”

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25 Animals Riding Animals That Will Make Your Heart Smile