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The Cutest Animal in the World (Top 30)

The Cutest Animal in the World (30 animals have already joined the competition)

Human beings have been dealing with new sensations since the start of Covid-19. A pandemic that has isolated most of the people from each other for weeks to months at a time, has today introduced the world to increased feelings of loneliness and fear.

Throughout this pandemic, by the time when many of us have been confined to their homes far away from friends and family for a long time, mostly everyone feels the need of physical comfort.

An animal companion such as any pet is particularly considered to be very beneficial, specifically in this situation of social isolation.

Pets are usually acknowledged to be very helpful in dealing with both physical health and mental health, generally anxiety and stress.

If you own a pet, you would totally agree with us, contradictory if you do not, we are ready to lend a hand in this fascinating article.

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What do you consider cute?

What do you consider cute? For something to attract our attention, it must have the traits of an eye-catching schema, for instance, for an animal to be considered adorable, it needs to have the aspects of a baby such as softness, guiltless enlarged eyes and squishy cheeks.

Every person has a different point of view in view of this matter which is determined by our evolution in life and our social practices.

In this article, we would find out which animals were among the cutest in the world. Do you have any presumptions as to who they might be? Please do take a look at their abiding cuteness and get ready to feel overwhelmed!

Teacup Pomeranian

1-Teacup Pomeranian

How can you not fall in love with this fluffy snowball?

In fact, this adorable creature can have different fur colors such as brown, black and grey.

However, be careful! These pups are identified to be jealous and full of attitude. Therefore, do not get fooled by how tiny and cute they look!

Silkie Chicken

2- Silkie Chicken

Ever thought you would see a fluffy and silky feathered chicken? Well, in case you did not yet, there you have it!

The Silkie Chicken was originally discovered in Southeast Asia. This furry bird was noticeable for its unique bright turquoise earlobes.

Angora Rabbit

3-Angora Rabbit

Who would not like to groom all of this furry rabbit?

You are not the only one who has bad hair days, in fact, the fur of Angora bunnies do not fall out on its own, yet, when Angoras are sheared, that is when their actual cuteness appears plainly.

Fluffy Cows

4-Fluffy Cows

In recent times, images and videos of fluffy cows went viral all over the internet. People were astounded by this new breed that they never knew about.

Actually, these adorable fluffy cows are pampered just as much as humans, they got their private professionals who rinse, blow-dry and style their furs!

Miniature Pigs

5- Miniature Pigs

Dogs and chimpanzees are not the only animals identified as smart, in fact, miniature pigs are smarter than you would expect.

Micro pigs can be trained to respond when called by their names, to sit and to stay. These adorable pink miniatures can also complete any taught task but after one condition, they should be rewarded with their favorite treats!

King Penguin

6- King Penguin

Unlike other Penguin species, King Penguins are distinctive for their brown and fuzzy coating. These divers are loyal for a whole season while they spend it with only one mate. Nevertheless, contrasting certain other kinds of penguin, King Penguins are unlikely to get back with the same mate the following year, seems like they get easily bored!

Fennec Fox

7- Fennec Fox

When happy, fennec foxes can produce joyful trilling sounds. Therefore, in order to keep this cute downy creature with perky eyes and fluffy ears at ease, the caretaker should always be patient and compassionate with this living being.

Slow Loris

8- Slow Loris

Just as their facial features show, Slow Lorises kind of look like clowns, consequently, they earned their name from the Dutch word “Loris” defined as “clown” in the English language.

Additionally, Slow Lorises can also fool you just like clowns, they freeze when they hear any noise which makes them hard to recognize.

Besides, as also indicated in their designation, Slow Lorises move in slow motion and can endure motionless for several hours.


9- Platypus

Perry the Platypus is that you?

Ordinarily, human beings have to buy a fridge to keep some nutrients edible, whereas, this quirky creature has to truly do nothing at all. Perry was gifted a charming tail to store up just about half of its fat in case of food shortage.


10- Quokka

Isn’t this tiny fat kangaroo look-alike the cutest?

According to humans, the quokka is stated to be “the happiest animal in the world”!

These chubby cheeks and rounded ears complemented with this adorable smile make the quokkas very approachable and super friendly.

Sea Otter

11- Sea Otter

How greatly would you fondle this dark-cinnamon brown adorability who is probably calling for a hug?

Even though their forefeet are small, sea otters are actually very courageous. Sea otter are different than any other species of otters because they possess slighter tails and blunter muzzles.

Red Panda

12- Red Panda

Can you believe that this little cute face has a web browser named after it and you do not?

The browser is called “Firefox” and if you pay attention on the red object in the logo, it is truly a red panda!

Is your mind blown enough?

Dumbo Octopus

13-Dumbo Octopus

Did you know that Dumbo Octopus was named after the Disney movie “Dumbo”?

Just like the elephant “Dumbo”, Dumbo Octopus is famous for its large ear firms.

Dumbo Octopus usually has a soft red, green or orange body in addition to eight arms. 



Everyone needs sleep and so do Koalas!

In fact, Koalas can sleep twenty hours a day and keep food in their cute belly for more than eight days!

Koalas are usually mistaken to be associated with bear species. Whereas, Koalas are in reality related to Kangaroos.



Timon where is Pumbaa?

If you have watched the movie “The Lion King”, Timon and Pumbaa found Simba in the desert, therefore, if Meerkats did not live in hot deserts, Simba would have not been rescued by now and we were not bumping to “Hakuna Matata”.

We owe all our gratitude to Meerkats.

Arrau Turtle

16- Arrau Turtle

Arrau turtle can you hear me?

Hearing probably is not very essential to Arrau turtles nonetheless, since their senses of vision and smell are high.

As well, Arrau turtles are solitary creatures, nevertheless, they never snub snuggles.

Scottish Fold

17-Scottish Fold

Ever felt lonesome at night? Scottish Folds are celebrated to like to sleep right beside their owners’ bed.

This very calm feline is known as the “naturally folded eared cat”.

Scottish Folds like food binging, hence, they are prone to obesity and cuteness.



Tamandua is a lonely animal that would totally use some affection from you. Tamanduas fur color varies depending on where they live.

The only fur-less part of Tamanduas is the bottom of their tails that allows them to safely grip tree branches.

Bush Baby

19-Bush Baby

This little cutie has superb jumping abilities. Bush babies have large eyes that assist them to see clear in the nighttime since they are nocturnal.

These munchkins are very intellectual too and capable of different skills.

Sugar Glider

20-Sugar Glider

Sugar Gliders acquired their name for the fact that they like to consume sweet foods and for their gliding capability.

Comparable to Kangaroos, Sugar Gliders likewise have a pouch.

Wouldn’t you do anything for these large and extended eyes?

Patagonian Cavy

21-Patagonian Cavy

The Patagonian cavy also known as Dolichotis patagonum is actually a species of gigantic pigs, perceptible for its floppy ears and brown fur.

Dolichotis patagonum is illustrious for its beautiful facial features; it possesses large eyes and wide muzzles.

Squirrel Monkey

22-Squirrel Monkey

Name a better entertaining buddy than a monkey…?

These little creatures will drive you insane if you are not as lively as them.

In reality, squirrel monkeys are extremely active and social animals. They are conspicuous due to their white ears and throat.




Wallaby is always ready to beat you in a race since it is extremely quick.

Wallabies are not morning creatures, in point of fact, they prefer to come out at night whether to eat or spend some time, everything before sunrise.



This little rodent is the biggest attention seeker. Even though hamsters are notable to be color blind, they are very clever, thus, they can be easily trained to do all sorts of tricks.

Hamsters like to exceedingly interact with their owners and they are very playful little creatures.

Consequently, if you are planning on getting a hamster, make sure that it never gets lonely!



Extremely bright creatures, dolphins have numerous highly developed skills. These social animals are very famous for their several methods of communication.

For instance, living in groups, dolphins work together to get food. Teamwork!



Prominent for their long nose which they use it to achieve almost everything such as drinking and picking up food, elephants have the biggest brains of all the animals and are very intelligent.

Elephants are also identified to be very emotional, in point of fact, they can shed tears, and even try and bury their dead.

Erithacus Rubecula

27-Erithacus Rubecula

What is more soothing than this flabby and fine-looking bird?

Robins are distinctive for their bright red feathers on the breast area.

An Erithacus Rubecula sings almost for a whole year, and even though they look cute, they are forceful when it comes to driving away intruders.

Puffer Fish

28-Puffer Fish

Appearances can fool us sometimes, just like this sweet creature that seems so cute, but the truth is that it is very poisonous.

In fact, puffer fish are the most poisonous animals on earth, so just enjoy the view for now!



Isn’t it peculiar that ponies are notorious to in reality be more resilient than any horse, regardless of the fact that they are proportionally smaller?

Remember that painful skin that feels hot to the touch after too much exposure to the sun?

Well bizarrely, Ponies can get sunburnt too when pink skin exposed!

Recognized to have an incredible memory, Ponies are highly intelligent!

African Pigmy Hedgehog

30-African Pigmy Hedgehog

Our last competitor is a small globe of quills that protects itself from predators.

Do not get mislead by how cute and little hedgehogs are, because they can carry one to seven babies inside of this tiny organism.

Better Now?

How much dopamine did your brain release after finding out about the universe’s cutest animals from pygmy pigs and smiling dolphins to furry angoras and joyful quokkas?

We are pleased to have squeezed these cuties into this article for you, since we are in lockdown and it is near impossible to go out, travel and discover all that fauna has to offer at the time. However, you have probably seen more cute animals in real life that should have been mentioned on this list, and on the other hand you also might have spotted most of them in different places. Nevertheless, you can still vote for the cutest presented animal below!

Which animal do you think is the cutest?
  • Teacup Pomeranian
  • Silkie Chicken
  • Angora Rabbit
  • Fluffy Cows
  • Miniature Pigs
  • King Penguin
  • Fennec Fox
  • Slow Loris
  • Platypus
  • Quokka
  • Sea Otter
  • Red Panda
  • Dumbo Octopus
  • Koala
  • Meerkat
  • Arrau Turtle
  • Scottish Fold
  • Tamandua
  • Bush Baby
  • Sugar Glider
  • Patagonian Cavy
  • Squirrel Monkey
  • Wallaby
  • Hamster
  • Dolphin
  • Elephant
  • Erithacus Rubecula
  • Puffer Fish
  • Pony
  • African Pigmy Hedgehog

Let us know in a comment 🙂

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Jane Hawat
Jane holds a degree in B.A. Languages and Translation. Jane is a person who is passionately interested in all kinds of Art. In a swift, Jane really cares about humanity and believes in equality more than superiority.
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