12+ Of The Cutest And Most Adorable Animal Cubs

Aren’t babies the cutest creatures on Earth? We are all fascinated by the way they look and the cuteness level they have? Even people who say they wouldn’t like to have children, can’t help but stare in awe a newborn baby. Aside from being so drawn to human babies, we are drawn to other species babies too. It’s hard not to melt when you see a cub barely opening their eyes while trying to learn how to walk or swim or climb or jump.

But have you ever wondered why babies and puppies seem so lovable and sweet to us? Oxford University researchers have revealed the answer to this question. They say that the reason why babies and puppies are cute is that they evolved that way to survive. Characteristics like big eyes, chubby cheeks and giggling in infants are all designed to encourage others to look after them. To evoke a caring response, similar traits serve for cute animals too.

Professor Morten Kringelbach, of Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry, who led the review, told TheTelegraph:

Infants attract us through all our senses, which helps make cuteness one of the most basic and powerful forces shaping our behavior.

Yes, their innocent magic got us all hooked. Those cute traits in adult life surely change by becoming shaped differently based on the species they belong to. Below we are going to show you baby animals you already know how they look like grown, but wouldn’t guess easily how they look when cubs. Alert: Cuteness Overload.

Don’t forget to leave a comment by the end of the article, and let us know which ones were your favorite. Enjoy. They’re SO lovely and super-extra-adorable.

 

 

1. Frogmouth

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2. Black Cockatoo

 

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3. Meerkat

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4. Kangaroo

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5. Brazilian Tapir

 

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6. Skate

 

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7. Owl

12+ cutest adorable cubs

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8. Hedgehog

 

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9. Snail

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10. Platypus

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11. Penguin

 

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12. Bactrian Camel

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13. Echidna

 

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14. Red Panda

 

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Four litters of Red Panda cubs born at SCBI. #redpanda #babyanimals #animals #cute #zooborns

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15. Giant Panda

 

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16. Porcupine

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12+ cutest adorable cubs

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17. Flamingo

12+ cutest adorable cubs

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