6 Hitchhiking Animal Pictures You Need To See

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  • After this photo was discovered online earlier this week,
    it went viral. Taken by amateur photographer Martin Le-May in Hornchurch
    Country Park, Havering, the image captures a struggle between a
    woodpecker and a tired weasel who, desperate to hitch a lift, clings on
    to the bird for dear life.

    Inspired by Martin’s funny photograph, we’ve found five more animals who prefer to catch a ride than use their legs, feet or wings…

    Image credit: Martin Le-May

    Magpie taking a perch on a deer’s head in Richmond Park.

    This chick pays a cat and her kittens a surprise visit.

    A lazy monkey hitches a relaxing ride with this friendly deer.

     This Jack Russel has found a perfect lookout point astride a Shetland pony.


     A snail gives his foot five minutes break upon a sleeping frog’s back.

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