Don't be shy, go ahead and awww at the 19 cutest zoo babies of 201212/13/2012
This was a big year for cute animals. Zoos in every corner of the planet saw adorable additions, and it's only fitting that we take a look back at all the critters that captured the hearts of people everywhere and spurred audible awwws. From meerkat triplets and African porcupines to "little" giraffes and panda cubs, the most squeal-inducing animal babies are included in this gallery. And yes, even baby rhinos are cute. Just check it out and see for yourself. Also, see more pictures of these zoo babies via the links below.
- 11 photos of a baby panda that melts our brains with cuteness
- 10 photos of a baby elephant who is a natural in front of the camera
- 11 photos of an adorable newborn giraffe who is already 6 feet tall
- 5 photos of porcupettes so cute you will want to cuddle with them
- Meerkat triplets make an awww-worthy debut
- Check out the world's most adorable baby rhino
- 13-week-old otter pups are the cutest things on 16 legs
- The more you gaze at this odd-looking baby echidna, the cuter it gets
- Tiny lion quadruplet cubs make their debut at Seattle zoo
- Newborn Somali wild ass may be the cutest ass around
- Oooh and aah at this pink flamingo chick’s first steps
- Zookeepers rescue adorably tiny bunnies from dung heap
- Say 'Awww!' at these photos of fluffy, funny-looking Sooty Owlets
- This baby polar bear has a big family legacy to live up to
- Minnesota Zoo debuts its ridiculously cute tiger cub
- 'Gay' penguins in Denmark are now the proud parents of a healthy chick
- 'Ugliest bird' ever hatches in German zoo
- Rare baby tigers will make your heart gooey and warm
- Adorable baby monkey is thriving after mom rejects him
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