11 Reasons the Baby Musk Ox Is the Most Adorable Thing on the Internet

Posted by Stacey Venzel
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Stop what you're doing and look at these baby musk oxen.

You're not alone if you don't know what a musk ox is. Most people who do know musk oxen have only see them in a zoo, unless you're an Alaskan native where the fluffy critters can be seen in abundance dotting the farmland.

They might be the closest thing we get to a woolly mammoth in this day and age. They're covered in floof and the babies are just irresistibly cute. See for yourself.

1. I mean, look at that floof.

2. Look at the teeny tiny floof.

#muskox #muskoxen #babymuskox

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3. Trying to be Little Miss Independent.

#alaska #muskox #babymuskox #wildlifephotography #nomealaska

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4. But we know better.

5. Baby musk oxen need their mama.

6. And their quiet time with nature.

7. They're not ashamed of a selfie.

8. Or to take a break when the going gets tough.

Baby Muskox in Alaska😍 #Alaska #babymuskox #muskox #nature

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9. They dabble in camaraderie.

Who knew muskox could be so adorable!!! #babymuskox

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10. They're experts at melting hearts.

11. And they might just be the cutest thing on the Internet.

Aww, look how cute a baby musk ox is. 🙂 #babymuskox #cutebabyanimals

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If you're anything like us, you're going to spend the next 30 minutes scrolling through baby musk ox photos on the Internet and learning everything about them.

Now if we can just find the next baby musk ox Instagram celebrity to bless our daily news feeds.

On a scale of 1 to 10, how cute do you think baby musk oxen are? Rank these floofers on the cuteness scale in the comments below.

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11 Reasons the Baby Musk Ox Is the Most Adorable Thing on the Internet