Squirrels nose to nose by Adele van Schalkwyk (8 images)

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These squirrels share an intimate moment as they appear to be kissing before rubbing noses. After their special moment, the pair - only four months old - act bashfully as they hold their paws close to their faces.
During their loving embrace, the ground squirrels mirror each other and their bodies create a perfect symmetry.

Photographer Adele van Schalkwyk captured the moment in the Mata Mata rest camp in the Kgaligadi Transfrontier National Park in southern Africa.
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