Until recently, it was thought that animals couldn’t smile and that their expressions were no more than reflexes moving their facial muscles. But several new studies, including Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman’s research, confirm that animals are expressing happiness when they smile — just like human beings. And it’s not just about happiness. Animals can also feel and express emotions like fear, sadness, anger, jealousy, and embarrassment. They’ve even got a sense of humor and the ability to laugh.
Some of them are professional posers, and some are just natural, but they all know which pose to strike and face to make when the camera is on.
GIGGAG is happy to present you with the most photogenic creatures in nature.