15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand from 15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

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15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

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Animals are simply adorable; they have the power to affect our mood and increase our happiness. There has actually been studies that have proven looking at cute animal photos at work can increase your productivity.

*Related: The Most Adorable Pictures of Pets and Babies That Will Instantly Make You Smile

Even on a lousy day, when life throws you a curveball and you’re stressed out, it’s almost impossible not to smile at the sight of a tiny, palm-sized animal.

The Sleepy Squirrel

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We are used to seeing them running around and scrambling for nuts, but this cute baby squirrel sleeping is no surprise. They are one of the laziest animals in the world – sleeping for 14 hours a day.

Someone’s Spoiled

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Just look at how soft and fluffy this chick is. It looks very relaxed, perhaps it’s because being pet on the back is comforting and feels nice.

Let Me Be Free

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This quick and perky little animal looks like he’s ready to pounce out of this young girls hand at any second. But before he does, quickly admire its beautiful soft lush fur.

Fast Sleep

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This is usually the way we see kittens, fast sleep. But this specific kitten looks like he was slowly massaged into a deep sleep.  Just look at that adorable face.

Simply Adorable

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Yes, we generally run from these stinky animals, but you can’t help but find yourself smiling at this adorable photo. If this inspired you then you will be happy to know that pet skunks can actually be purchased from a licensed animal shelter.

Someone’s Hungry

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Just look at those cheeks – incredibly cute. In fact, their cheeks can expend to three times the size of their head. The smallest species is the Least chipmunk; fully grown, it only weighs about 1-2 ounces.

Gorgeous Owl

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Just stop for a minute and admire the gorgeous coat on this owl. He looks determined though, ready to take off any second. What do you think it’s looking at?

Wide Eyed Pooch

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Look at those adorable eyes and those perky ears. This palm sized puppy just wants some love and affection. Would you give it to him?

Just Hanging Out

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Hamster owners will be surprised to see that this little one is actually awake, considering they spend about 14 hours of the day sleeping. But there is nothing like the feeling of spending time in the hand of your owner.

About to Jump...

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Those big eyes and that incredible white fur is enough to make anyone want run to an adoption center and get one for themself.

Do Not Disturb

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The spines and hollow hairs on this hedgehog only make it more adorable. Just look at its little hands. Fun Fact: Small species of hedgehogs live 2-4 years (4-7 in captivity).

Someone’s Happy

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If the face of this happy pooch doesn’t encourage you to smile, I’m not sure what will. He looks so cheerful and content sitting comfortably in his owners hands.

On The Lookout

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Look at the shiny brown hair on this Guinea Pig. Isn’t it just gorgeous? Guinea Pigs are a common household pet – children love them.

Someone’s Thirsty

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Someone’s thirsty! This monkey looks as if it is the same size of the water bottle itself. Now imagine the look on its face when it’s done drinking, I am definitely predicting an adorable smile.

Enjoying the Outdoors

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Bunnies can be kept indoors, but it looks like this one would prefer to be outside, breathing in the fresh air and relaxing peacefully in its owners hands.