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Aren’t these the cutest snookum babies you ever did see? Zorro and Zulu, whose mother rejected them, are being hand-reared at Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park in the U.K.
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This litter of precious cubs was born this summer in Germany, but were orphaned when their mother died shortly after giving birth. Luckily, zookeepers stepped in to hand-rear them in their mother’s place.
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Four days old and already maxed out with cuteness. These mini pigs, named Sun and Ray, couldn’t get enough of the warmest spot on the lawn at the Little Pig Farm in England.
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Twin male pandas made double happiness for the Madrid Zoo in September. The babies were the first pandas to be born in Spain in 28 years.
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A loving mother wasn’t far from her 2-week-old chimpanzee babies at Switzerland’s Walter Adventure Zoo earlier this year. Like the pandas from Spain, these siblings were twins – extremely rare for chimpanzees.
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Six duckies on a skateboard – are you ready to see their sick trick? You’re looking at it. These birdie babies are radically cute!
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TIGER (AND A PUPPY)
October welcomed this feisty Siberian tiger cub, who was rejected by his mother but adopted by a family of dogs. These makeshift siblings have already got a little rivalry going – who’s cutest?
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Baby steps! This little (but still six feet tall) giraffe went for his first outing at Longleat Safari Park, but didn’t stray too far from Mom’s side.
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This young gorilla was just 7 weeks old but already showing a lot of personality at Zoo Hellabrunn in Germany.
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How does a 4-year-old boy get bigger than a horse? He does when the miniature stallion has the distinction of being the smallest horse ever born.
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Ehhh, water. This lion cub had an unpleasant but necessary encounter with the pool at the National Zoo, where the four 8-week-old lions took a swimming test to ensure their safety.
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This elephant is only 4 weeks old, but already knows what’s good for him: dirt! He splashes around and covers his skin with mud in order to keep it from drying out.
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Peekaboo! Cleo seems caught by surprise, but it’s hard to resist taking pictures of her cute 1-month-old face!