Awww-some! From nuzzling giraffes to cuddling monkeys, photographer captures animals enjoying the tenderest of moments
- Macedonian photographer Goran Anastasovski captured the cute animal poses at Skopje Zoo
- They include a pair of loving giraffes, a sheep appearing to tenderly kiss a lamb and embracing monkeys
- Mr Anastasovski said: ‘I aim to capture the humanity of the animals and their ability to care and express love’
Could these be the sweetest snaps you’ve ever seen?
The cute pictures show animals in tender moments and were captured by Macedonian photographer Goran Anastasovski.
He is a frequent visitor to Skopje Zoo in his country’s capital, where he captured the heartwarming poses.
The adorable images include a pair of loving giraffes, a sheep appearing to tenderly kiss a lamb and embracing monkeys.
Mr Anastasovski told MailOnline Travel: ‘Animal photography is my greatest passion and if I can make at least one person care a little bit more about the animals, my goal will be achieved. With every photograph I take, I aim to capture not only the beauty but also the humanity of the animals and their ability to care and express love.’
Scroll down to his aww-some pictures…
A pair of lynx nuzzle each other. It’s one of several heart-warming cat pictures taken by Macedonian photographer Goran Anastasovski at Skopje Zoo
Mr Anastasovski is a frequent visitor to Skopje Zoo and enjoys taking pictures of animals embracing each other, such as these Barbary sheep
Mr Anastasovski told MailOnline Travel: ‘Animal photography is my greatest passion’
Skopje Zoo is home to 500 animals representing 85 species, including these wolves
Photographer Mr Anastasovski says he has spent the past 13 years capturing incredible pictures of animals
A sheep appears to tenderly place a kiss on top of a baby lamb’s head before the young creature repays the favour
The photographer said: ‘If I can make at least one person care a little bit more about the animals, my goal will be achieved’. Pictured is a pair of albino kangaroos
Mr Anastasovski has managed to capture tender moments from a range of animals including deer and giraffes
Purr-fect: This leopard looks entirely content with the world
The photographer said: ‘With every photograph I take, I aim to capture the beauty of the animals.’ Pictured are a pair of leopards
Mr Anastasovksi takes many pictures of big cats. He says: ‘I adore big cats and am fascinated with their beauty’
They look cute here, but Mr Anastasovksi said these leopards are easily capable of eating him for dinner
A small lemur is embraced by a larger lemur (left) while a monkey holds its young close (right)
Mr Anastasovksi added: ‘I aim to capture animals’ ability to care and express love.’ Pictured are a pair of baboons
More heartwarming images, this time of gibbons (on the left) and patas monkeys, which in the wild can be found in east and west Africa
Mr Anastasovski posts many of his stunning pictures on his website and Instagram page
- To see more of the photographer’s work, visit his Instagram page.