OPEN WIDE! CHEEKY MONKEY GIVES FRIEND AN UNEXPECTED DENTAL CHECK-UP

This cheeky macaque gets up close and personal as he examines the dental hygiene of his fellow primate. Using his fingers to prise open his friend's mouth, he carefully inspects his teeth, searching for any unwanted visitors. The comical photographs were captured by British photographer, David Williams, 41, on a visit to Tama Zoo, in Tokyo, Japan last week.

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