Today is National Hug Day! If you are feeling a little hug deprived don't worry, we have scoured our collections to find you the best images of animals embracing the day.
1. You won’t give me a hug? Fine…phheee
2. Who's in for a group hug?
3. Hug me if you dare . . .
4. Game winners always get a hug.
5. No you are a better hugger….No you are
6. To Hug or Not To Hug That Is the Question
7. The best medicine is a mother's hug.
8. Hugging me is just like hugging your teddy bear.
9. I'm too cute not to hug.
10. It is always warmer when you have someone to hug.
11. I'm ready for my hug.
12. I'd hug you if I had arms.
13. Iguana give you a hug!
14. I am sooooo over National Hug Day!
- Record Unit 371 - Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs, The Torch, 1955-1960, 1965-1988, Smithsonian Institution Archives
- Accession 98-015 - Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs, The Torch, 1989-1994, Smithsonian Institution Archives
- Record Unit 326 - National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of the Director, Records, circa 1920-1984, Smithsonian Institution Archives
- Accession 02-223 - Robert B. Klaverkamp Antarctic Collection, c. 1947-1948, Smithsonian Institution Archives