Wild(ish) animals who think they're human

2014-05-19 16:07
Last Friday the good people at Singita Ebony Lodge in Sabi Sand sent us an email that we initially thought was a somewhat risque overshare.

The title read 'Cheeky guests skinny dipping at Singita Ebony Lodge.' Should they not perhaps have included a NSFW warning? Were they not overstepping the boundaries of customer privacy? 

Nonetheless our curiosity got the better of us and we opened the mail...

Only to find, to our great relief and amusement, two hilarious pics of baboons having a jolly good time in one of the lodge's heated pools!



So great was our delight that we simply needed MORE and decided to scour the internet for ALL the animals who think they're humans.

Well, we obviously didn't find ALL of them, but here are eight of our favourites:

1. This bear whose mama taught him to always be friendly and greet people

2. This frog patiently waiting for the bus... and not slouching

3. These baboons crossing the river. Especially the one in the middle waving the others along

4. This raccoon living out his fantasy of playing the harp... using a sprayer

5. These pandas who think they're in the play park for human kids

6. This turtle who will do anything to get to that pond

7. This very thirsty monkey

8. Finally... this Indian elephant doing an old-fashioned selfie


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