Even if you're an animal lover, you probably meet only a fraction of all the 1,367,555 non-insect species identified on Earth. But don't let this fact sadden you, think about all the interesting creatures you are yet to discover! We have introduced some of them in the past (here and here), but only their adult form. This time Bored Panda has compiled a list of rare animal babies that you probably didn't know exist.


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From from a fluffy Southern Pudu fawn to a playful Dumbo Octopus, these unusual little fellows will produce some "awwws" you haven't experienced before. Don't forget to vote for your favorite ones, and if this list wasn't enough to satisfy your hunger for adorable creatures, check out some of the cutest baby animals of all time.

#1 Baby Fennec Fox

Baby Fennec Fox

ahmed elkadirii , IN CHERL KIM Report

John L 2 weeks ago

I'm all ears, folks.

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#2 Baby Dumbo Octopus

Baby Dumbo Octopus

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Amanda Panda 2 weeks ago

"Just keep swimming just keep swimming"

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#3 Baby Axolotl

Baby Axolotl

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#4 Baby Pangolin

Baby Pangolin

Firdia Lisnawati , KermitTheSnail Report

John L 2 weeks ago

If I stand real still, I'll look just like a figurine.

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#5 Baby Quoll

Baby Quoll

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JillVille Child Care 2 weeks ago

Another of Tasmania's cutest species! They're still cute as adults - I checked!

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#6 Southern Pudu Fawn

Southern Pudu Fawn

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Zori the degu 2 weeks ago

Ladies and gentleman, we introduce the smallest and most adorable deer in the world!

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#7 Baby Tapir

Baby Tapir

Amiee Stubbs / Nashville Zoo Report

John L 2 weeks ago

Poor little guy; half ant eater and half hog.

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#8 Baby Elephant Shrew

Baby Elephant Shrew

Black Zack , manchestereveningnews Report

John L 2 weeks ago

If my nose can't satisfy, then I have this tongue,......see.

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#9 Fluffy Honduran White Bat Baby

Fluffy Honduran White Bat Baby

James Storer , Hernani Oliveira Report

Cassie 2 weeks ago

They're like tiny, fluffy, winged piggies! ^_^

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#10 Orphaned Baby Eastern Quoll Being Cared For At Bruny Island

Orphaned Baby Eastern Quoll Being Cared For At Bruny Island

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JillVille Child Care 2 weeks ago

Oh those spots! Not very camouflage proof though? I've yet to see polka-dotted trees! :P

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