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The pictures, captured by a host of photographers around the world, prove that all creatures great and small can give us a cheeky grin.

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A caiman along the Los Amigos river with butterflies fluttering above its head.

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A Zebra appears to Photobomb his friends by pulling a silly face.

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But it's not just land animals who have caught the laughter bug, as plenty of creatures who live in the sea have also been captured having a giggle.A smiling crocodile enjoying by himself in the Sun, Chobe River, Botswana.

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Even those with a fear of sharks won't be able to help themselves from having a smile at the lemon shark who was pictured with a grin plastered across his jaws.

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This mischievous-looking macaque snapped a selfie of herself while posing in Indonesia. Nauroto the black crested macque.

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The cheetah cub having a good laugh at the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.

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But nothing can convince this blobfish, branded one of the 'ugliest' creatures in the world, to crack a smile.