These days, having pets at a wedding is nothing out of the ordinary. Dogs, cats and even horses — we’ve seen it all.
But wild monkeys, deer and sea turtles? Now those are animals that don’t typically make the guest list. The ethics of having animals at a wedding can be tricky, but when it’s done respectfully or totally by chance, it can be pretty amazing. Below are 13 photos of animals who dropped in to help the newlyweds celebrate the big day.
A herd of deer
Some wild monkeys
Photographed at a private residence in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.
A sea turtle
A Texas Longhorn
A wild white-nosed coati
Photographed at the family’s farm in upstate New York.
And a few raccoons