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"Take that, Bambi." Tininess + huge eyes + spindly legs = number of strange, sappy noises made by grown-ups. Take this math, apply to this teeny-tiny mouse deer mama and teenier-tinier mouse deer baby, and the result is a cacophony of clucking and aws. The bonus: 10 percent of all proceeds of ZooBorns (the book in which this photograph appears) go to support the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' Conservation Endowment Fund.

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Also known as ‘The Chevrotain’, the French word for “little goat, the Mouse Deer actually looks just like a mouse and a deer all rolled into one! In other respects, however, they have some primitive features, closely related to pigs. They all have elongated canine teeth, especially the males, where they project out on either side of the lower jaw, and are used in fights. Their legs are short and thin, which leave them lacking in agility, but helps them to run fast.

Animals are cute, but tiny animals are even cuter… Whether you are an animal lover or not, you have to agree that these tiny version animals are awesome, and extremely cute.

A Mouse Deer has given birth to an itty-bitty baby at the Zurich Zoo.  Less than 22 inches (55 centimeters) long as adults, Mouse Deer are one of the smallest hoofed animal species.  They are not really deer at all, but belong to their own unique family of hoofed mammals.

A Mouse Deer has given birth to an itty-bitty baby at the Zurich Zoo. Less than 22 inches centimeters) long as adults, Mouse Deer are one of the smallest hoofed animal species. They are not really deer at all,.

A Baby Deer That Fits In the Palm Of Your Hand -–This newborn Java Mouse Deer (Tragulus javanicus) weighs just 100g but it has a big responsibility on its tiny shoulders – to ensure the survival of this possibly endangered but epically cute species.

Fans of all things miniature, unite: a tiny-ass deer—a baby Java mouse-deer to be precise—was born in Spain. There are only around 43 of the rare, hamster-sized creatures in Europe, and they are known to be "fiercely intelligent.

Lesser Mouse Deer [Tragulus javanicus] | Para@paradise Zoo

Lesser Mouse Deer [Tragulus javanicus] | Para@paradise Zoo

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The Tiniest Baby Antelope You Will See Today

The Royal Antelope is the world’s smallest species of antelope, standing only inches high as adults, and this little fawn is only about half of that height! Born February 23 at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, the baby appears healthy and mom has proven attentive.

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Hamster-sized Java mouse-deer born in Spain, one of just 43 in European captivity

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