In the animal kingdom it can be hard to catch a ride, thats just the way it is. So its no surprise these critters have decided to get a piggy back. Check out these hitchhiking animals!

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1. Frog riding a beetle

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This frog appeared to have a wild ride after it hopped aboard a beetle, riding the beetle like a cowboy at a rodeo.

2. Gull catching a flight on a sea eagle

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Flying around all day can be hard, this Gull decided to make his life easier by hitching a lift with an unsuspecting Sea Eagle.

3. Odo the gibbon and Jake the dog

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Odo the abandoned gibbon and Jake the failed army alsatian with behaviour problems, became close friends.

4. Snail crawling over lizard

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This hitchhiker decided his ride wasn’t fast enough!

5. Jack Russell going on a pony ride

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Dogs usually love going for a walk but not this one!

6. Hold on tight – Squirrell monkey and parrot

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This lazy monkey hitches a ride to the top of a tree.

7. Chick and dog

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This dog has just noticed he’s got a small traveller on his head.

8. Frog takes a ride from a snail

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This tiny frog and snail make an unlikely pair of friends, lets hope there not in a rush to get anywhere fast.

9. When it’s all a bit much – Macaque hitching a lift from a deer

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This cheeky monkey showed it wasn’t up for hanging around, by catching a lift with a friendly deer.

10. Frog hops on crocodile

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This is one brave frog grabbing a lift from a crocodile, luckily it hopped away.

11. Butterfly sitting on a chameleon

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Even this beautiful butterfly needs to take a break once in a while.