(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) We all need somebody to lean on, and that includes our fellow animal friends. From big to small, tame to wild, animals of all shapes and sizes can’t turn down an honest-to-goodness hug. Check out these photos capturing some adorable embraces. — Global Animal

It may not be puppy love, but it's definitely not monkey business. Photo Credit: Reddit
A lion mother gets a hug from her cub. Photo Credit: Reddit
Hey, Dad, can we keep him? Photo Credit: Flickr/o5com
Proof that all cats go to heaven. Photo Credit: Flickr/Aerialsilentsun
These two love birds are super snuggly. Photo Credit: Stock photo
Two prairie dogs in a loving embrace. Photo credit: MMOABC.com