- Photographer Stephanie Norman was taking photos of newlyweds Luke and Tristan
- A gentle giraffe appeared and photobombed the photoshoot
- The picture has gone viral
A South African newlywed couple, Luke and Tristan Karshagen, had their wedding photoshoot hilariously photobombed by a curious giraffe recently.
The adorable incident happened at the Areena Riverside Resort in East London on 18 August, Briefly.co.za learned.
Wedding photographer Stephanie Norman was taking photos of the couple when the gentle giraffe, named Abby, appeared and calmly poked his nose at the couple.
Stephanie shared the amazing pic on her Facebook page, where it has gone viral. In her caption, she said:
This very inquisitive giraffe decide to photobomb our photoshoot yesterday, and hung around for a good twenty minutes.
He was so gentle and nosy, and an absolute pleasure to photograph.. Living in Africa is pretty amazing.
According to DispatchLIVE, the 15-year-old male giraffe was hand-reared and is absolutely at home with humans. He stands at over five metres tall.
Although the bridesmaids were initially apprehensive when Abby appeared, they soon relaxed when they realised he meant no harm.
Meanwhile, Stephanie has received a deluge of emails from around the world about the photo. She said:
I have had emails from people I don’t know saying the photo made their day better, so that’s really cool. Animals set an example to the world because they show nothing but love.
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