Human photobombs are hilarious; however, there is no denying that a cute animal passing your perfectly timed frame unintentionally attempting to photobomb can make a picture perfect—as most of the time they have no idea that they are cheesing around in front of the camera.
Although animal photobombs appeared on the internet more than a decade ago, here is a gallery of some of the best of unintentional photobombs made by animals that will instantly put a smile on your face.
1. Curious Golden Retriever Poses for a Birthday Photo
A golden retriever named Alfie was too curious and didn’t want to miss out on a perfect photo opportunity when his owner Sophie Bond was taking a birthday snap with her friends. The dog jumped into the frame just in time, making the picture memorable.
2. Photobombed by a Sea Lion
Kirsty Andrews, who works as a lawyer but spends her free time photographing wildlife and diving, was photobombed by an inquisitive sea lion in Penzance, Cornwall, when she went shark spotting 10 miles off the Cornish coast in 2018, according to the Daily Mail.
3. A Turtle “Shelfie”
When a pair of divers, Gabriel Guzman and his partner Shannon Myers, were taking an underwater selfie in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, they were surprised to be photobombed by a turtle. The rare moment was captured in Saxon Reef, which is well known for its turtle populations, according to the Daily Mail. The unique photo shows the divers on either side of the inquisitive turtle.
4. A Playful Sea Lion Peeps In
When photographer Hannes Klostermann was enjoying a dive off the coast of La Paz, Mexico, a curious sea lion decided to steal the limelight by popping into Klostermann’s selfie. Alluding to the moment, Klostermann said, according to The Daily Star: “Young sea lions are extremely curious and playful. They are often compared to puppy dogs and I find that every accurate.”
Additionally, the curious sea lion also began to chew on his fabric while he snapped his picture.
5. A Mischievous Sea Lion Plays With A Diver
When photographer Alex Kydd, 29, from Coral Bay, Western Australia, was on a road trip with his friends, the group decided to capture underwater wildlife images at Jurien Bay, three hours north of Perth. As Kydd took the morning dive and was trying to shoot an image of a cheeky sea lion, the naughty animal instead had other ideas and started to put its fins around the photographer’s ears before “head butting” into the camera, according to Caters News.
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