The term “living fossil” has been used to describe creatures that retain primitive features, have remained unchanged for millions of years, or are members of species-poor taxa. Many of which, incidentally, are unbearably cute. Here are the most adorable of the lot presented in no particular order.
Because let’s face it, you probably need this right now. Just look at those pointy ears!
Guys, I’m dying. Please send help.
What more do you need to know? Cute kid + vegan + how-to = perfect V-Day treat.
BRB dying of cuteness.
STATUSCREATIVE teamed up with Moose Tracks Ice Cream to capture the reactions of kids tasting ice cream for the very first time. It’s pretty darn cute.
You’re gonna want to turn the volume on for this one, guys.
If these unlikely interspecies buddies can make it work, there’s hope for us all.
A Reddit user posted these pictures and wrote “this little squirrel keeps coming in through the doggy door to hang out with my cat.” Ahhhhh!
These two kittens produced an amazing array of photos, in one of the cutest montages ever.
These species might be lesser-known but they are definitely not lesser-cute! From dik-diks to echidna puggles, learn to love all these baby weirdos!
What’s pink with spikes and cute all over?
After an injury as a kitten left Africa the tabby cat without the use of his hind legs, his owners came up with a novel way for him to get around.
This is the most adorable thing EVER!
This 5-week-old endangered clouded leopard club really loves getting his sweet spot scratched.
Just trying to think of ways to multiply cuteness. [Ed. note: We don’t know if you can actually die from cuteness, but you’d better be careful looking at this. You’ve been warned.]
There’s really no animal quite as perplexing as the furry, duck-billed, web-footed, egg-laying platypus. They also happen to be ridiculously adorable as babies.
Ok little guys, you’re all coming with me!!!