These happy animals enjoy looking on the bright side of life. We hope their smiling faces make you feel the same way – it's impossible not to smile when faced with these cheerful chaps!

1. Awesome ostrich

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This ostrich loves having his photo taken… what a poser!

 

2. Happy harbor seal

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Surely everyone enjoys rolling around in the sand? This young Harbor seal certainly does!

 

3. Cute kitten

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Peek a boo….what a cheeky little kitten. It definitely likes to play games.

 

4. Alright orangutan

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This orangutan is one happy guy, he’s most certainly nailed that school-photo-day smile!

 

5. Chipper quokka

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Officially the happiest animal on the planet! Quokkas always have a smile on there face.

 

6. Matey mole

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This little guy just popped up to say hello!

 

7. Smug sheep

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A wooly dude who’s pretty happy with his lot.

 

8. Positive panda

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Check out this bashful face, does he know something we don’t?

 

9. Pecker-up parrots

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Life is good for these two pretty boys!

 

10. And totally terrific turtle!

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Look at the giant smile on this ecstatic turtle, he loves to be picked up!

 

We hope these cuties have brightened your day! Does your pet have a cheeky grin too? Send us a pic of your happy animals on Facebook!