Animals can show love and affection in many ways, and some of those ways are so similar to the way people display affection for their loved ones, which makes it even cuter. I mean, who doesn’t like to see animals holding hands? I know I do, and for that reason, I have decided to share with you some of my favorite photos of animals holding hands. I believe you will enjoy them.
I think even Baloo would agree with these youngsters that love is one of life’s bare necessities, in whatever form it may come. These bear cubs had a big fight, but then they realized that friendship is more important than some silly differences and now they are roaming their big home, holding hands. Pretty cute, right?
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Holding hands helps you float
These sea otters have learned a long time ago that holding hands with a person dear to you will help you stay afloat. Both in the water and in life as well. And there is nothing better than taking a nice bath with someone you love after a long, hard day at work. Holding hands is just a bonus. After all, you think being a sea otter is easy? Think again.
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Holding hands – black and white edition
There is a reason why pandas are no longer considered endangered species – they learned how to hold hands! Of course, holding hands is not enough to make your family grow, but it is a step in the right direction. Also, is there anything cuter than two panda bears holding hands? I seriously doubt that.
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Love me tender, love me sweet
Never let me go! I know that many people don’t really think rats can be cute, but if you take one look at this photo you will certainly have a change of heart. Just look at their sweet smiles and you will melt instantly. Lying in bed and holding hands with someone you care about – that’s my idea of the perfect day and these rats surely agree with me.
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A touch can be enough
In many cases, a light touch can be just the thing you need and it can showcase your love more than holding hands or any other gesture. These two cats decided to share such a quiet moment, all the while looking at the panorama outside. Perhaps they are looking at the sunrise or sunset, or maybe it is just a beautiful day with Sun at its highest point. Whatever the case may be, it must be beautiful and the cats obviously enjoy it.
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C’mon, keep up!
Even though holding hands is usually an expression of love, in other cases, it can just be the simplest way to tell someone to hurry up. I believe that is the case here and that the turtle ahead just wants to make sure that they get to their dinner reservation on time. Perhaps that’s just my idea because of the faces these turtles make. I could be mistaken, of course.
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These two adorable pugs are obviously posing for a family photo. The white pug is serious, trying to leave the impression that he is the head of the family. The black one seems looser, but I guess nobody really seems loose on a family photo, right? However, they are holding hands and that clearly shows that this family is gonna stay together for a long time.
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It is well-known that dolphins are very intelligent animals who communicate with each other in many ways. Obviously, they are also able to express their feelings by holding hands, just like humans. This cute pair of dolphins doesn’t have a problem to show to the entire world how much they care for each other and that is just adorable.
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Wait for the right moment man
As we have mentioned before, holding hands is not reserved just for showing love. It can also be used in other situations. These two raccoons are obviously getting ready to do something mischievous, probably to steal some food from a cat or a dog. Holding hands here signals to the other raccoon to be patient and not to be afraid.
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Penguin love is the best love
If you didn’t know that penguins mate for life, one look at this photo should be enough to help you realize this on your own. Even though it is not exactly clear from this angle whether these cuties are actually holding hands or not, I decided to include them in this list because they are just perfectly sweet as a couple.
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Better than holding hands
Even though these elephants are not technically holding hands since they are not using their paws, this photo deserves to be included on this list because holding trunks is basically the same thing, if not even better. These gentle giants found the perfect way to express their love and sticking to some silly technicalities doesn’t really concern them.
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The love triangle
This is another picture where “holding hands” definition is a tad skewed for the purpose of including this photo on my list, and I bet that you won’t really care when you see this sweet love triangle. This is probably a family of harvest mice and they are just chilling on the branch, holding their tails together. Basically, your everyday family photo.
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