It’s Valentine’s Day, which means it’s pretty much the perfect day for sharing adorable photos of animals with hearts. Sometimes people get great ideas about posing animals with hearts and creating wonderful, heart-warming photos: from dogs to cows to polar bears, and everything in between. So whether you’re excited about today or feeling a little down, there’s no reason why you can’t take a moment and enjoy the beauty of these adorable animal photos. This first photo features Alaskan sea otter ‘Yutan’ as he holds a heart-shaped pice of ice given to him by his keeper at the aquarium at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo, on February 11, 2013.
GettySixteen-year-old Alaskan sea otter ‘Yutan’.
This ox is named ‘Heart’ because of its adorable heart-shaped marking on his forehead. In this photo below, Heart relaxes at Yamakun Farm on February 12, 2009 in Yokohama, Japan. Born in the year of the ox and ahead of Valentine’s Day, the ox drew attention from around the country and the world.
In this 2009 photo, a polar bear plays with a heart-shaped ice block at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Japan. On Valentine’s Day in Japan, women customarily and traditionally give men gifts of chocolate to express their feelings. And the zoos often celebrate by giving heart-shaped ice or food to the animals in residence.
It might be tough to find something cuter than sea lions in love, as shown in the photo below. Female sea lion Sarasa “kisses” male sea lion Pucchi during an attraction in Tokyo.
GettyFemale sea lion Sarasa “kisses” male sea lion Pucchi during an attraction at the Aquastadium aquarium in Tokyo.
In the photo below, a bottlenose dolphin swims near a heart-shaped ice block at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Japan. On Valentine’s Day in Japan, local zoos sometimes celebrate the holiday with adorable photo opps between animals and heart-shaped pieces of ice or food.
In this photo below, a female Sumatran tiger named Raika bites a wooden heart during a photocall at London Zoo, 13 February 2006. Keepers at the Zoo were attempting to spice up the romance between critically endangered Sumatran tigers, Raika and Lumpur in time for Valentine’s Day. Raika and Lumpur were part of a European breeding program. The wooden hearts formed part of their enrichment activity, stimulating the tigers’ keen sense of smell.
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