These animals show us that love really is all around. Have a look at these magical moments that capture love in the animal kingdom.
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal.
– Alfred A Montapert
Striped affection: “Black or White, the footprints left in the dirt are the same.” – Sam Clark. Picture by Romi Boom
Dance like no one’s watching: “I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street.” – WH Auden. Picture by Mems Carim
I wanna hold your hand: “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn. Sea otters hold hands whilst sleeping so that they do not drift away from each other.
Penguin kiss: “Stolen kisses are always sweetest.” – Leigh Hunt. Picture by Lauren Geldenhuys
Elephant Touch: “Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.” – Diane Ackerman. Elephants interact with one another in the Addo Elephant National Park. Picture by Mario Moreno
Rhino love: “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi. Picture by iStock
Sweet whisperings: “The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich. Picture by Alison Gillitt
Love expressions: “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” – Voltaire. Picture source: http://www.zlanguy.net
Love is all around: “In every living thing there is the desire for love.” – DH Lawrence. Picture by Chad Cocking