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Love Hearts In Nature

PIC BY ILIA SHALAMAEV / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED European Bee-Eaters (Merops a, Pair during nesting period in Israel) With Valentines Day just around the corner its the time of year when love is in the air but as these pictures prove - its all over the earth too. These extraordinary images, taken by photographers across the globe, show Mother Nature is also gearing up to celebrate the big day with iconic heart shapes appearing all over the natural world. The charming pictures capture Mother Natures romantic side and feature several signs of love including an adorable fluffy penguin with a white heart emblazoned on its chest. Other natural displays include a flamingo creating a heart shape with its white and pink plumage and two swans which appear to kiss as they form a heart shape with their necks. SEE CATERS COPY

Amazing heart-shaped wonders

It's the time of year when love is in the air but as these pictures prove - it's all over the earth too. These extraordinary images, taken by photographers across the globe, show Mother Nature is celebrating the big day with iconic heart shapes appearing all over the natural world.