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Baby Animals

Watch a Baby Hippo Take His First Swim

Originally posted 06/22/2015 11:50PM

[YOUTUBE "a-vbFA-s1vs"] He's not even a month old yet, but he's already getting his first swimming lesson.

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Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society/AP
Meet the Adorable Six-Inch-Tall Deer Born at a New York Zoo

Six-Inch-Tall Deer Born at Queens Zoo Raises the Nation's Cuteness Quotient

Originally posted 06/10/2015 12:30AM

Good things come in small packages, and this deer fawn proves that cuteness absolutely thrives in miniature form.

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Man Sweeps Young Moose Off Its Feet and Carries Animal to Safety (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/01/2015 04:45PM

One of childhood's simple joys is falling asleep on the couch at night and woozily waking up hours later to find one of your parents carrying you to bed. It just feels so safe.

A young moose recently got to experience something close to this blissful rite of passage while wandering around Anchorage, Alaska.

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WATCH: Elephant Herd Rallies Together to Help Collapsed Calf

Originally posted 06/01/2015 04:10PM

There's no "I" in team or in elephant. Coincidence? I think not.

In this video, a herd of elephants shows its deep connection to community by stopping to help a calf who has collapsed in the middle of the road within Kruger National Park in South Africa.

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Grieving Horse Mom Finds Foster Foal via Facebook After Baby Dies

Originally posted 05/20/2015 05:35PM

Please share After a long emotional 24 hours of our lovely foal being born yesterday morning at 8am. He Unfortunately...

Posted by Polly Jackson on Saturday, May 2, 2015

Lilly was heartbroken.

She'd given birth to a beautiful foal, only to say goodbye to it 24 hours later. Sadly, the horse's baby had to be put to sleep following complications after birth.

Lilly's owner, breeder Polly Jackson of Nottingham, England, took to social media to help her grieving animal in the best way she knew how.

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Henry the Cat Helps Raise 'Brady Bunch' of Orphaned Kittens

Originally posted 05/19/2015 04:15PM

ABC News Videos | ABC Entertainment News Here's the story of a cat named Henry, who is bringing up six very lovely kittens.

Jan, Marcia, Cindy, Greg, Peter and Bobby have been adopted by an 8-month-old male cat in the southeast Alaska community of Ketchikan, the Associated Press reports.

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Credit: Courtesy Concerned Kitten/Facebook
Check Out this 'Concerned' Kitten's Amazing Eyebrows

PHOTO: Everything Is Troubling to This 'Concerned Kitten'

Originally posted 05/05/2015 05:25PM

A cow with two heads. Kylie Jenner's interesting Met Gala afterparty outfit.

They're matters that are curious to all of us, but none of us more than Gary the cat.

Gary, a.k.a. Concerned Kitten on Facebook, is a baby cat with purr-fectly expressive eyebrows that are gaining traction on the inter-webs, much like Sam the cat did in 2013.

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Credit: Mendocino County Sheriff/AP
Sea Lion Pup Spotted on San Francisco Sidewalk Gets Rescued

Sea Lion Pup Spotted on San Francisco Sidewalk Gets Rescued

Originally posted 05/01/2015 10:20AM

A stranded sea lion pup has been spotted wandering a San Francisco sidewalk in a scene that marine rescuers warn could become commonplace as the ocean heats up.

Video from the Marine Mammal Center in nearby Sausalito shows the male sea lion nicknamed Rubbish hiding under a car Thursday and waddling away from rescuers. They eventually got a net around the pup, moved it into a crate and took it to the center.

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Credit: Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association
Shelter Cat Sisters Help Each Other with Baby Duty

Shelter Cat Sisters Help Each Other with Baby Duty

Originally posted 04/30/2015 09:25AM

Your sister will always be there for you – these are words that Kanji and Sushii live by.

The kitty siblings both gave birth to kittens recently and have been helping each other raise their babies.

The cats – who are currently being fostered through the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA) – have twelve kittens between them and are sharing the mother lode of a responsibility together.

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Jimmy Fallon Asks the Professionals – Puppies! – to Predict the Final Four Champs

Originally posted 04/02/2015 09:00AM

They have an official name: Puppy Predictors. And the next time we have an existential question that nobody can answer, we're totally tossing it to them.

On Tuesday's Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon asked seven of these furry professionals to predict the team that will win the NCAA Championship on Monday by placing four bowls of kibble before them and inviting them to eat. The team with the most noms is expected to win the big game (the remaining four teams will be reduced to two after Saturday night's games).

"When it comes to predicting things, we have a secret weapon, and it's puppies," Fallon said, before three adorable Labradors charged a certain team's bowl.

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