Not so stony-faced! People create VERY cheeky scenes with statues by posing with them for inventive snaps

Everyone‘s holiday snaps can start to look the same when you‘re constantly scrolling through Instagram, but some travellers have found an inventive way to make monuments look a little different.  

A new online gallery compiled by  features snaps from around the world showing statues that have been transformed thanks to some cheeky poses. 

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While stone statues often have quite a serious appearance, tricksters have made them look anything but by adding karate poses, feeding them beer or simply getting up close and personal. 

One woman jumped in the middle of a family reunion, and kissed returning naval officer in British Columbia, while a joker dressed as Spiderman got into hot water with a statue in .