Spring is rapidly approaching, and if we have anything to look forward to Spring, this image is the one for us!
The tiny creature is captured, beaming with joy as it appears to lie on a flower. It’s difficult not to smile back at this lovely shot.
The picture is still adorable whether the mouse is genuinely laughing or just mid-yawning.
It’s the perfect thing to watch right now, on the last days of winter, to boost our spirits and prepare for warm spring afternoons.
Zampatti doesn’t just photograph adorable mice but a variety of creatures.
The confessed “wildlife lover” captured all kinds of creatures in the Northern Hemisphere.
Zampatti is particularly adept at catching animals in their most endearing poses, from a curious bear in Finland “waiting for a hug” to a cheeky-looking wapiti in Yellowstone National Park with its tongue out.
Some of his images below illustrate his talent and the beauty of our wildlife: