As the year draws to a close, a sleeper candidate for “Cutest Baby Animal Of 2012″ has squeaked in under the wire, and I do mean a “sleeper”…at least, if the San Diego Zoo’s Panda Cam is to be believed. His name is Xiao Liwu, which means “Little Gift” in Chinese (aw), and he is the most adorable thing on four legs. But can he surpass Lil’ Bub, perma-kitten, and the various other baby animals of the internet in the short amount of time he has before the year is up? Check out this wonderful assortment of panda porn and see that yes, yes he can. More
There’s no better way to celebrate a hot Friday than by looking at super cute photos of baby sea lions. Don’t they look so refreshed! Soothe your jealously by looking through the WHOLE gallery. More
These baby animals have had a long hard week and they’re sleepy and ready for the weekend, just like the rest of us. Check out our gallery of these sleepy little creatures! More
We don’t have a reason to post this gallery of adorable baby sea lions, but we’re doing it anyway. Do you have a problem with that?! More
As you may have read in the news lately, giant pandas are in some serious trouble. Half of their (already small) natural habitat is expected to be gone in a mere 70 years due to climate change, and their population is already dangerously low. Oh no! What can be done to help? Breeding and studying lots of pandas in captivity, for starters. This, of course, means lots of adorable baby pandas, which is never a bad thing. Let’s gaze lovingly upon some photos of baby giant pandas, for in addition to turning our hearts to marshmallows, they represent hope for the survival of their species. More
You know what’s better than Prince Harry and probably even less attainable? Harry the Pygmy Hippo, the teeny-tiny hippo named after Prince Harry. More
Looking to end your long work day on a warm and fuzzy note? Well look no further because we have exclusive coverage of a baby polar bear at the Toronto Zoo who just wants to take a nap. I think we’ve all been there. More
Oh hello, new candidate for Cutest Animal I’ve Ever Seen. More
It’s a well established fact that baby sloths are the cutest things ever. They have two funny toes, they always look like they’re smiling, and they move with slow, deliberate grace. Hence, it comes as no surprise that a video of baby sloths getting a bath would be off-the-charts, OMG, dying of cuteness cute. More
You know what impossibly cute celebrity kids totally resemble? Impossibly cute baby animals! Baby lions, baby porcupines, baby bunnies, oh my! We can’t believe we didn’t think of this sooner.
Want to see a baby lion cub try to swim for the first time? Now want to see three more baby lion cubs try to swim for the first time? You can thank us in your memoirs. Last week, zookeepers at the Smithsonian Zoo in D.C. plopped the quartet of baby jungle kings into a pool to make sure they’ll be able to safely enter their new water-filled pen.
The best part is the story of how the zookeepers got John Williams to score their YouTube video. More
What’s better than one adorable baby animal? Two adorable baby animals. What’s better than two adorable baby animals? One adorable baby animal hybrid! From zonies to wolphins to ligers, these cross-bred creatures are totally insane looking and all the cuter for it. Time to breed out cat with a pigeon? More
None of us ever want to be confronted face-to-face with a vicious animal like a polar bear (especially on a tropical island) or a coyote…but what about a little baby version of a cheetah or a vampire bat? That doesn’t seem so bad, does it? More