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Tiny Tusks And Lots Of Fluff: Meet The Elephant's Wildly Unusual Cousin

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Are you ready for a whole new level of adorable? Meet the rock hyrax! Here's why they rock: ff

Hyraxes are said to be the closest living relative to the elephant. (The resemblance is uncanny, right?)

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If one hyrax alone isn't cute enough, how about two stacked on top of each other? (Hearts, you now have permission to melt.)

(Flickr/Donald Macauley)

And here's another surveying the landscape high up in Mount Kenya.

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As babies, they're little round furballs of fluffy perfection. But they still manage to scamper up cliffs like a champ.

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