21 Photos That Prove Aussie Animals Aren’t All Batshit Insane

It’s not all spiders and snakes, OK.

1. Look at this quokka! He’s so damn happy! He won’t kill you.

2. Neither will this one. Those li’l paws!

3. Look at this baby wallaby who is totally tough but also not at all scary.

4. AND THIS ONE who is so tiny and cute it’s almost too much to bear.

5. Look at this guy who is best friends with BABY EMUS.

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6. And omg this little fluffy bird is so cute I can’t even take it.

7. Look at this pygmy possum! The eyes! The nose! The EARS!

8. AND THIS PLATYPUS! HIS BELLYYYY!

9. This is a baby booby. You’re welcome.

10. And this is a numbat. What a cutie.

11. This little lady is a quoll. Yes, these are all real animals.

12. This dude is a fat-tailed dunnart. A FAT-TAILED DUNNART.

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13. Meanwhile this wallaby is a goddamn queen. Those eyelashes!

14. This turtle is just a bloody magnificent creature.

15. And this adorable seal just wants a selfie. Gah!

16. This pink robin is so goddamn majestic while also being so tiny???

17. And look at these rainbow lorikeets kissing!

18. Guys, look at this wombat and her fat little baby!

19. AND THIS BEAUTIFUL GLORIOUS LUMP WHO REALLY LOVES BELLY RUBS.

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20. LOOK AT THIS KOALA. He loves belly rubs AND kisses!

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21. Aaaaaaaand this guy who just can’t be fucked to do anything, and definitely won’t kill you.

Watch out for his cousin, the drop bear, though.

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Jenna Guillaume is Editor-at-Large for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
 
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