Sit down, because this might be too much to handle.
For the full experience, listen to this song while viewing.
Try not to hyperventilate from the cuteness overload.
It's okay, guys. We've all been there.
In this heartwarming photo we see Chendra, an Asian elephant, meeting Gus, a sea lion at the Oregon Zoo. Chendra met Gus while she was on one of her morning walks around the zoo.
They're not as little as they used to be, but they're just as cute.
Don't look at any of these guys! Your untoward glances are making them blush.
If you only see one picture of a hedgehog with a gatling gun today, make sure it's this one.
Spring is here, which means it's time to look spectacular!
Seriously, these little guys are everywhere — you almost kind of forget about them after a while. Let us take this moment to salute the pesky (yet resilient) little Sciuridae in all its goofy, adorable glory.
Who says animals don't have a sense of humor?
I know you want to pick up that polar bear cub and snuggle it. Don't.
I mean, turtles are always thrilled to see you. But there's something special about this one. I'm trying to decide if it's the tremendous grin or the coy wave. Either way, pardon me while I melt.
The pteromys momonga is a Japanese dwarf flying squirrel, weighing between 150 and 220 grams. And wouldn't you know, it's rather adorable.
Grab a Mountain Dew and get in the mood to shred pipe with these totally extreme animals! Also, at the end there's a video of a skateboarding monkey.
Oh, to be an animal swimming. Some of these photos are truly remarkable.
Go on, look closely.
In the animal kingdom, it's eat or die. Sometimes it's adorable, sometimes not.
A collection of tired polar bears napping on the tundra, snow, and ice I photographed in northern Canada.
I for one welcome our smiling overlords. Awwww!
Whether they're actively chowing down or just stealing a furtive glance, you can tell that these animals only have one thing on their mind.
Sharon Montrose photographs mainly rescued baby animals who are raised by loving, experienced, and dedicated animal keepers. You can purchase prints here.
Wait for it. I don't care how old this picture is, it makes me smile every time.
Cuddly household pets or furry aliens? Really hard to tell.
This adorable male sifaka lemur was born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore on Saturday, November 12, 2011.
I'm not sure why this hasn't been done before, since it sums up everything the BuzzFeed is about. [Ed. note: False. We also love Ryan Gosling.]
Apparently the "pull my finger" gag transcends species.
Baby turtles: because looking at these guys will make you feel better than looking at Taylor Swift's nude pictures any day of the week. For the previous round of gratuitous baby turtle pics, click here.
How can you say "no" to that face?
Words cannot express how much I am in love with this picture.
These dogs were trying to break the Guinness World Record for most dogs on a surfboard. Unfortunately, they were unable to stay on for the required ten seconds. : (
He's reaaaaally trying.