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These Guinea Pig Look-Alikes Are Related To Elephants And They Are Adorable

If you need any reason to smile today, look no further than these baby rock hyraxes.

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And despite their small size, rock hyraxes are the closest living relative to elephants.

Chester Zoo

“Rock hyraxes and elephants have similar toes, teeth and skull structures and rock hyraxes also have two large continually growing incisors, which correspond to an elephant’s tusks," said Tim Rowlands, the curator of mammals at the Chester Zoo.