When we see baby animals we all go, “Awwwwww!” but the truth is, most newborn critters look a bit like hairless worms.
There are a few baby deer, of course, are born utterly adorable but most animals (including humans!) come out rather half-formed and slightly grisly looking without much in the way of hair, or for that matter, those big eyes we love so much. Most newborn animals have either undeveloped or unopened eyes.
But of course, they do all turn into beautiful babies eventually. Here are some critters in both the newborn and the cute baby state.
The ears are so small they look a bit like a mouse, don't they? Photo credit
But just a couple weeks later and the hairless newborn rabbit is this ADORBS BUNNY. Photo credit
But DAMN they are cute when they are a bit older, aren't they? Photo credit
This featherless wonder is alllllllmost cute. But no. Photo credit
Black-Footed Ferrets Newborn
From here on in, it's just all cuteness, all the time. There are a few animals, after all, that start the adorable moments after birth, like this fox cub. Photo credit
Adorable baby elephant plays with his mother. Gah. CUTE. Photo credit
Drumroll Please... The Ultimate in Cuteness! Newborn Polar Bear
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