5 Animals Who Make Unexpectedly Cute Babies

We all love a baby animal compilation to brighten up our day. But when it comes to the cuteness factor, it’s normally puppies and kittens that steal the show — the fluffier the better.

Today, Bright Side brings you the other side of cute with this fabulously adorable compilation of oddball animals. They definitively proves that all babies are cute — no matter how prickly/stinky/drooly they grow up to be.

Pygmy hippo

“Face on is not my best angle,” this adorable baby hippo’s mother says, as her calf upstages her in the cutest animal photo contest.


Small, stinky, but impossibly cute.


This cute baby hamster is already stuffing his cheeks.

Fennec fox

This little pup is too busy snoozing to learn how to be a predator just yet.


The origin of this animal’s name is Spanish, and it means “little cow.“ We’d prefer to call them ”super-cute little cows.”