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The Top 10 Friendliest Wild Animals on Earth

Bonobos: Often called the "hippie apes," bonobos are known for their peaceful and cooperative behavior within their social groups.

Dolphins: Dolphins are known for their playful nature and interactions with humans, often approaching boats and swimmers in a friendly manner.

Elephants: Despite their size, elephants are known for their gentle demeanor, especially towards humans in areas where they have not been threatened.

Manatees: Also known as sea cows, manatees are gentle marine mammals that are curious and generally approachable.

Giant Pandas: While they may seem aloof, giant pandas are generally peaceful animals that are not aggressive towards humans.

Golden Retrievers: Though technically a domestic breed, golden retrievers have been used in wildlife conservation due to their friendly and gentle nature.

Sloths: Sloths are known for their slow movements and peaceful demeanor, making them appear friendly to observers.

Red Pandas: Similar in appearance to giant pandas but smaller, red pandas are known for their curious and playful behavior.

Capuchin Monkeys: These monkeys are known for their intelligence and social nature, often interacting with humans in a friendly manner.

Whales: Many species of whales, such as humpback whales, are known for their curiosity towards boats and may approach them in a friendly manner.