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The Raccoon Dog, or Tanuki, is indigenous to East Asia and is closely related to raccoon, thus its similar appearance. It is a very strong climber and can often be found in trees.

Via: Smithsonian’s National Zoo
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What’s black and white and rolls down a hill?

Bao Bao the baby panda enjoying her first snow day at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

While Tuesday’s snow may have ruined your day, the sixteen month-old cub seemed to really enjoy it. The little ball of fur tumbled around in the white stuff and wrestled her mother Mei Xiang.

And she wasn’t the only one amused by the storm. Here are some lion cubs tackling each other and a gray seal shoving its nose into the snow.

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Nine Weird Animals That Are Surprisingly Cute

There are a lot of weird animals that we don't see often but that doesn't mean they aren't adorable. Many of these animals are unfamiliar because they are rare or endangered. Others simply don't fit the typical cute and fuzzy mold.

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