This Week in Cute Animals: Fluffy Cows, Mouse Deer, Dwarf Foxes
Although you might not admit it, we're guessing a good amount of your time on the Internet is spent looking at baby animals. It's okay, we're just as guilty for wasting countless productive hours oohing and awwing over the world's fluffiest creatures.
In fact, to solidify our obsession with the memed, miniature, and sometimes make-believe (we really wanted that mini-giraffe to be real), here are all the cute fluffy animals we stumbled upon this week that we never even knew existed.
Up until now, we've always been sort of indifferent to the cow. The question of owning a pet hef always boiled down to, "What would you even do with it?" But thanks to fluffy cows, the answer is simple, you brush it -- and braid it, and put elaborate bows in it, and dress it up in fancy costumes, and take pictures of it...
Chevrotains aka "Mouse Deer"
How do you make Bambi even cuter? You shrink him. Everyone knows that when an animal has reached its maximum level of cuteness, the only logical next step is for nature, NASA, or whoever to take that little guy and make him fit in your palm.
Tell your cat and/or dog to hit the road, because dwarf foxes are the real deal, people. Technically these cute little critters have been around for quite some time, but because of mankind messing with the food chain, they nearly went extinct. Now, thanks to efforts by the NPS and the Nature Conservancy, dwarf foxes have rebounded, repopulating at a rate that would make bunnies feel like prudes.
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