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21 Photos of Baby Animals That Literally Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

05/19/2015 04:04 pm ET | Updated May 19, 2016

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Today's dose of adorable comes in handfuls -- handfuls of baby animals, that is. From a discontented kitten, to a puppy that is literally a handful, to a fistful of newborn ferrets, these 21 baby animals from the 500px archives quite literally fit "in the palm of your hand"... and melt your heart while they're at it.

Scroll down to see them all, and beware of AWWWWW:

Photograph out on a limb by Viktoria Haack on 500px

out on a limb by Viktoria Haack on 500px

Photograph Baby by Angélique CHOUVET on 500px

Baby by Angélique CHOUVET on 500px

Photograph a life in the palm by David Pereira on 500px

a life in the palm by David Pereira on 500px

Photograph a few days old by Panagiotis Zoulakis on 500px

a few days old by Panagiotis Zoulakis on 500px

Photograph Jeany`s baby ferrets by Marcin Roszko on 500px

Jeany`s baby ferrets by Marcin Roszko on 500px

Photograph An Adorable Hedgehog by Stephen Moehle on 500px

An Adorable Hedgehog by Stephen Moehle on 500px

Photograph New life in my hands by Chris Heinrich on 500px

New life in my hands by Chris Heinrich on 500px

Photograph Pequeña vida. by Cristina  Keijser on 500px

Pequeña vida. by Cristina Keijser on 500px

Photograph STUART LITTLE .... by Vatsal Patel on 500px

STUART LITTLE .... by Vatsal Patel on 500px

Photograph Kitten by StanislavRusev on 500px

Kitten by StanislavRusev on 500px

Photograph Baby Froggy by Amber Cowen on 500px

Baby Froggy by Amber Cowen on 500px

Photograph Human Hand by Camilla Daldoss on 500px

Human Hand by Camilla Daldoss on 500px

Photograph Baby Bunny 2 by Brian Kruger on 500px

Baby Bunny 2 by Brian Kruger on 500px

Photograph Chick by Sham Jolimie on 500px

Chick by Sham Jolimie on 500px

Photograph Sleepy eyes by Jo Willowtails on 500px

Sleepy eyes by Jo Willowtails on 500px

Photograph heart of hearts by Toma Evsukova on 500px

heart of hearts by Toma Evsukova on 500px

Photograph I'm Tired by ydchiu on 500px

I'm Tired by ydchiu on 500px

Photograph Chihuahua Pup by Irene Petzwinkler on 500px

Chihuahua Pup by Irene Petzwinkler on 500px

Photograph Newborn of turtle by Jaromír Chalabala on 500px

Newborn of turtle by Jaromír Chalabala on 500px

Photograph A New Life by Jinny Wong on 500px

A New Life by Jinny Wong on 500px

Photograph A Fistful of Kits by Peter Greig on 500px

A Fistful of Kits by Peter Greig on 500px

For more animal photography--of the baby or grownup variety--check out the Animals category on 500px by clicking here. And if you have a photo of a fistful of cuteness somewhere in your archives, upload it to 500px and drop a link in the comments!