Let's face it, babies are just plain cute. Here's a whole mess of young'uns with a high cuddle factor for your viewing pleaure. We'll begin with these young snowy owlets sitting next to each other at Hanover Zoo in Hanover, Germany, July 12, 2013. Cute!
A 3-month-old beaver in Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany
A 3-month-old beaver named ''Momo'' swims in the pool of the wild animal facility in Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany, July 10, 2013. Momo was rescued after she was found alone on a dike after a flood.
Three 1-month-old baby tigers at a zoo in Shenyang, China
Here kitty, kitty, kitty. Three 1-month-old baby tigers take a nap at a zoo in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China, May 2013.
5-month-old female Western lowland gorilla with her surrogate mother at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Five-month-old female Western lowland gorilla, Gladys, gets a ride around the yard from her surrogate mother, 30-year-old M’Linzi on July 5, 2013, at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden/AP
Rockhopper penguin chick at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago
Here's a rockhopper penguin chick that was hatched at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago on June 12, 2013. Shedd experts say the chick weighed 75 grams when it was born and is gaining about 40 grams every day.
Brenna Hernandez/Shedd Aquarium/AP
Panda cub at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan
This tiny baby panda cub was born at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan, July 6. Here, it appears to smile for the camera, only six days later on July 12.
Baby rhino with mother at Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire, England
A baby rhino nudges its mother at Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire, England, on July 5, 2013.
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Langur baby in the Khandagiri cave hills of Bhubaneswar, India
A langur baby rests in the lap of its mother at the Khandagiri cave hills in Bhubaneswar, India, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Benji the seal pup at at Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth, England
Benji the seal pup was born at Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth, England, on July 10, 2013.
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A 2-week-old female elephant & her mother at the zoo in Hanover, Germany
A 2-week-old female elephant hides behind the trunk of her mother, Khaing Hnin Hnin, at the zoo in Hanover, Germany, March 26, 2013.
Cranes & their chick at Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany
Two cranes and their downy chick at Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on July 4, 2013.
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4-week-old Malayan tapir calf at ZSL London Zoo in London
A 4-week-old Malayan tapir calf approaches its first swim with some trepidation at the ZSL London Zoo on June 26, 2013.
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Sulcata giant tortoises hatch at Linton Zoo in Cambridgeshire, England
A group of Sulcata giant tortoise hatchlings at Linton Zoo in Cambridgeshire, England, on July 6, 2013. So cute.
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Cygnets near the lake in St. James Park in London
Only a few days old, these fuzzy baby swans (cygnets) sit around the lake of St. James Park in London.
Steve Back/Rex Features
A pair of white lion cubs at Circus Krone in Darmstadt, Germany
Two white lion cubs look into the camera during a photo session at Circus Krone in Darmstadt, Germany, on May 24, 2013. Circus Krone has welcomed six baby lions this year, four white and two brown.
Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa/AP
Baby thornback rays at the Sealife Centre in Great Yarmouth, England
Baby thornback rays appear to be grinning at the Sealife Centre in Great Yarmouth, England, July 2013. Still cute, in a creepy kind of way.
Jeremy Durkin/Rex Features
A baby Japanese macaque in Jigokudani valley, Japan
A baby Japanese macaque (snow monkey) searches for food in Jigokudani valley, Nagano prefecture, Japan.
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Baby giraffe at Cologne Zoo in Cologne, Germany
A baby giraffe at Cologne Zoo, Germany, on July 4, 2013.
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Baby Komodo dragons at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Baby Komodo dragons huddle in their cage at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on April 27, 2013. The zoo welcomed 10 of the endangered lizards that hatched on April 21.
A 2-month-old Bengal tiger cub at La Fundacion Refugio Salvaje (Furesa) in La Libertad, El Salvador
A 2-month-old Bengal tiger cub yawns in the animal refuge La Fundacion Refugio Salvaje (Furesa) in La Libertad near San Salvador, Republic of El Salvador, on May 23, 2013. The refuge takes care of animals in danger of extinction.
A female Eurasian eagle owlet at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh
No, it's not a sock. This female Eurasian eagle owlet hatched on March 13, 2013, at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. The National Aviary says just over 50 of these birds are in accredited zoos in the United States. This photo was taken on Monday, April 8, 2013.
Baby anhingas at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands near Delray Beach, Fla.
Baby anhingas, a few weeks old, wait for their parents to return to the nest with food at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands near Delray Beach, Fla., March 17, 2013.
J Pat Carter/AP
A baby snail sits on a finger in Vienna, Austria
A baby snail sits on a finger in a farm in Vienna, Austria, on June 12, 2013.
A rescued harbor seal pup rests at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, NY
A female harbor seal pup rests on a mat in the Riverhead Foundation facility hospital in Riverhead, N.Y. She was rescued by biologists after they found her struggling against the surf.
Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation/AP
Lion cubs play at Pairi Daiza in Brugelette, Belgium
Lion cubs play at Pairi Daiza, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium, on June 16, 2013.
1-day-old chicks in the village of Pesochnaia Buda, Belarus
One-day-old chicks are held in a hand at an aviary in the village of Pesochnaia Buda, southeast of Minsk, Belarus, June 11, 2013.
Piglets on a private farm in the village of Osovo, Russia
A pile of piglets huddle on a private farm in the village of Osovo, Russia, on May 20, 2013.
A 2-month-old snow fox cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia
A 2-month-old snow fox cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on May 15, 2013.
An Amur tiger cub at the Pittsburgh Zoo
When this Amur tiger cub had his photo taken at the Pittsburgh Zoo, he was still too small to go out into the zoo yard. So visitors had to settle for viewing him on a video monitor just outside his den.
Paul A. Selvaggio/Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium/AP
Puppies sit in kennel near Smorgon, Belarus
Puppies peer out of a kennel at a frontier guards' cynology center near the town of Smorgon, Belarus, on Jan. 11, 2013. The center prepares instructors with trained dogs for guarding Belarus' border. Good dogs.
A drill monkey baby at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany
Afi, a female drill monkey, holds her newborn baby at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany, on June 28, 2013.
Burrowing owlets & their mother (left) in Cape Coral, Fla.
Spot the family resemblance? These burrowing owlets and their mother (on left) pose for a family picture in Cape Coral, Fla., on April 2013.
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A baby elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya
An orphaned baby elephant reaches its trunk out to pick up branches to eat at an event to commemorate World Environment Day at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 5, 2013.
Allie, a 26-year-old bottlenose dolphin, swims with her newborn calf at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill.
Allie, a 26-year-old bottlenose dolphin, swims with her newborn calf at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. The female calf was born Friday, Aug. 2. The calf weighs 40 pounds and is 3-feet long.
Chicago Zoological Society, Jim Schulz/AP
A trio of kittens in Porthcawl, Wales
A trio of kittens were rescued from a bin after being discovered by a curious dog in Porthcawl, Wales, on July 11, 2013.
A Peninsular pronghorn baby at the Los Angeles Zoo
In April, the Los Angeles Zoo welcomed this and four more baby Peninsular pronghorns to the zoo. Officials had reason to celebrate, as the Peninsular pronghorn is an extremely endangered species.
Los Angeles Zoo/AP
An 8-week-old white tiger cub at Bratislava Zoo in Bratislava, Slovakia
An 8-week-old white tiger cub growls after a medical examination by veterinary surgeons at Bratislava Zoo in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Feb. 8, 2013. This is one of three white tigers born in December 2012. But because this picture was taken in 2013, we're showing it!
Nayembi, a baby gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago
Meet Nayembi, a baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Center for African Apes. Although born in November 2012, Nayembi has been housed and cared for behind the scenes at the zoo following a serious injury that required special attention. This August was the first time since February that visitors were able to see Nayembi.
Courtesy Lincoln Park Zoo/Todd Rosenberg/AP
Baby polar bears Suka & Sakari splash in the water at The Toledo Zoo in Toledo, Ohio
In this undated photo provided by The Toledo Zoo, baby polar bears Suka and Sakari splash in the water at The Toledo Zoo in Ohio. The male and female cubs, born in November 2012, are on display at the zoo for the first time and were named after a naming contest that drew hundreds of votes.