I’m wild about you! Adorable animals show affection for their human friends in cute series of snaps

These affectionate animals are just WILD about their human friends and they’re not afraid to show it.

From a piggyback riding gorilla, to a kissing cheetah, these kind-hearted creatures have been pictured showing their appreciation for the humans who have helped them.

The adorable snaps were taken by a host of photographers from around the world and other cute shots include a toddler feeding a kangaroo, a man riding a rhino and an elephant fondly patting his keeper on the head with his trunk.

The heart-warming pictures are surely proof that whether you’ve got four legs, two legs or even fins – love and friendship knows no boundaries.