From tiny hedgehogs to playful puppies, baby animals are undoubtedly some of the most adorable things on the planet -- turning even the toughest among us into cooing balls of happiness.

But baby sloths -- with their placid smiles and bright, beguiling eyes -- are perhaps the most nom-worthy of them all.

Take a look at some of our favorites:


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Can't get enough?

Click through these adorable photos for more baby sloth goodness:

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  • Hello! I'm cute.

  • A teensy resident of the<a href="http://www.jaguarrescue.com/jag_site/Home.html" target="_hplink"> Jaguar Rescue Center</a> in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

  • Baby sloth in Costa Rican sanctuary

  • Rescued baby sloth in Panama about to be returned to the wild

  • A orphaned baby sloth in Bolivia on his way to a sanctuary

  • Baby female sloth

  • Feeding time for a baby sloth in Costa Rica

  • Just chillin' -- a three-toed sloth and her adorable baby taking it easy in Costa Rica

  • Baby sloths at the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica

  • And if after all that you still need an excuse to love baby sloths, here's proof that they're also excellent <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/06/sloth-photobombs-costa-rica_n_1409113.html" target="_hplink">photobombers!</a>

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