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SI Swimsuit Models and Exotic Animals Have Always Been a Perfect Match

See our 10 favorite moments with exotic animals stealing the spotlight from gorgeous SI Swimsuit models. 

Lions. Cheetahs. Koala bears. And pythons. Is there an exotic animal that hasn't landed on the pages of SI Swimsuit? 

Over the course of our 53-year history, we've shot in some of the most beautiful places in the world with hands-down the most beautiful women in the world. But what about the wildlife in those places? We couldn't leave them out! 

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From Heidi Klum lying on the back of an elephant in 2000 to Kate Bockposing with an iguana this past year, it was a real challenge to narrow it down to our 10 favorite SI Swimsuit/animal shots. Watch the video above to see which of our furry (and not so furry) friends made the cut!

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Elle Macpherson
Melissa Keller
Julie Henderson
Elsa Benitez
Petra Nemcova
 Julie Henderson
Yamila Diaz-Rahi
Molly Sims
 Mallory Snyder
Molly Sims
Heidi Klum
Chandra North
Heidi Klum with Jason Taylor and Terrell Owens
Melisssa Baker
Yesica Toscanini
Rebecca Romijn-Stamos
Chandra North
 Marisa Miller
 Julie Henderson
Brooklyn Decker
Daniela Pestova
Ehrinn Cummings
Jessica Van Der Steen
Kathy Ireland
 Heidi Klum
Laetitia Casta
Chandra North
 Laetitia Casta
Michelle Behennah
Marisa Miller
Sarah O'Hare
Michelle Vawer
Bar Refaeli