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The Perfect Mid-Week Pick Me Up — 4 Adorable Animal Videos To Keep You Going!

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Work is hard, but cute animal videos can make it so much better. If you’re struggling to make it to Friday, we feel your pain. How about a nice strong dose of serotonin in the form of some absolutely adorable animals? Here are a few of our favorite videos we found this week. Hopefully, they bring a smile to your face and put some pep in your step. 

1. Nothing’s Cuter Than A Fluffy Baby Sea Otter!

Actually, we lied! There is something cuter than a fluffy baby sea otter… a fluffy baby sea otter being groomed lovingly by its mother. There’s something so precious about this momma sea otter doting on her little one. Grooming her pup is incredibly important as well! When the mother swims off to find food, she has to leave her little one behind at the surface. By grooming the baby, the mother adds air pockets to their dense fur, which allows the baby to float when she leaves it behind to fish!


Sleepy little ball of fur 🥺 Sea Otter mothers spend a lot of their time grooming their pups and are often seen carrying them on their chest. The pup’s fur traps so much air that they cannot dive underwater (like a natural life jacket for toddlers) and when the mother leaves to go hunt for food she will often wrap her baby in kelp, leaving it to bob on the surface like a little cork.

♬ son original – animauxsauvages 🇿🇦

2. How Do I Sign Up For Giant Cow Cuddles?

I’m not quite sure how, but TikTok seems to have discovered that cow-cuddling videos are my vibe. I didn’t even know they were a thing, but now I see 10+ per day, and I can’t get enough! This particular cuddly cow is just too big for their own good. They nearly knock over their human in their excitement for cuddles! You don’t get a better cute animal video than a cuddly cow!


Moo Jackman loves a good cuddle… Maybe a little too much 🫢 Sometimes he squeezes me so tight.. I can hardly breath 😱🥰 Its still cute though 😜 #cows #farm #animals #cowsoftiktok

♬ original sound – Ainslie Maher602

3. Can I Get A “Wahoo!”

You’ve all probably seen a prairie dog before, and if you haven’t, you’ve probably been living in a tunnel. However, were you aware that prairie dogs make noise? And follow-up question: did you know that noise is absolutely precious?! Just listen to these “wahoos” from Poppy the prairie dog! 

4. Dach-ing Around And Shredding It! 

Skateboarding dogs have been around nearly as long as skateboards have, but I still can’t get over it. Even in my heyday, I couldn’t skateboard. My balance usually isn’t bad, but it’s certainly not good enough for that! All the more impressive is just how happy this little one is while skating around… just look at that tail go! As far as adorable animal videos go, the best are ones where you can just tell how happy everyone involved is.

Who was your favorite? That sea otter is pretty darn precious, but I just love a good prairie dog wahoo. It’s a tough decision! I hope these adorable animal videos help you get through the rest of your week. Enjoy a bit of cuteness every day!

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