10 Captivating Photos of SI Swimsuit Models Posing with Exotic Wildlife
Irina Shayk, Kate Upton, Heidi Klum and more have cozied up with creatures all around the world.
SI Swimsuit models are used to getting out of their comfort zone and doing “anything for the shot.” Remember when Kate Upton was photographed in zero gravity? Or when she posed in a teeny tiny bikini in freezing cold Antarctica?
With SI Swimsuit photo shoots happening all across the globe by some of the most talented photographers in the world, it’s no surprise we’ve captured some pretty amazing moments.
Below are 10 of our favorite photos of models over the years with furry friends, reptiles, sea creatures and more.
The three-time SI Swimsuit model said posing with a python in Zanzibar in 2016 was an “instant yes.”
Model-actress Vawer posed with a wombat during her 2012 photo shoot in Australia.
The 10-time SI Swimsuit model mastered the art of posing with iguanas during her 2017 photo shoot in Mexico.
The six-time SI Swimsuit Issue model posed with a curious group of turtles in 2016 at a turtle sanctuary in northern Zanzibar.
This famous photo of Heatherton and the “diva monkey” were captured during her 2016 photo shoot in Zanzibar.
The 2016 magazine cover star posed in front of a herd of water buffalo on Sumba Island, Indonesia, in ’17.
The three-time magazine cover star made friends with a koala during her 2012 photo shoot in Australia.
Morton, who once admitted that she is scared of birds, pushed her fears aside and posed with lions in Zambia in 2012.
The supermodel was captured on an elephant during her 2000 photo shoot in Malaysia. She has also famously been photographed with a massive snake and monkey.
The 10-time SI Swimsuit model strutted alongside a cheetah in Zambia in 2012. She also famously posed in the midst of sharks and stingrays in Tahiti in ’16.