Spring has sprung, and all over the world, zoos are welcoming new baby cuties into their families. From long necks to long noses to opposable thumbs, these babes come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: they're all insanely adorable! Here are some of the awww-some little ones we've been keeping an eye on since the start of the year.
This babe in arms snuggles with mom at Hagenbeck Zoo.
These pups play follow the leader as they exit their den.
A 2-week-old calf gets his footing at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
This calf was born on April 13 and already enjoys a sniff around the outdoors.
This chick in Cali, Colombia, hopes to gain his colors when he gets bigger!
Born on March 13, Mugambi explores his first taste of Spring at Hagenbeck Zoo.
Bulni spots something tasty!
It's cold in Muenster, Germany! This joey snuggles into his mama's pouch to keep warm.
A trio of cubs at Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, India, are the hope to help rebuild the population of a species that's considered critically endangered.
At the Belgrade Zoo, this cub seems unfazed by the chilly temperatures, thanks to one very large snowball.
Loango looks a little tentative about his surroundings, but we're sure his cuteness will win over more than a few of his zoo companions at Jardin des Plantes Zoo in Paris!
What's next? Changi contemplates more mischief at Krefeld Zoo.
A 4-month-old cub gets special treatment at the Panda Research Base in Chengdu, China.
Fuzzy Anori explores life at the Wuppertal Zoo.
Born Jan. 4, Anori is Knut's half brother and spends his days swimming at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany.
These cubs think mom makes an awfully comfy pillow.
Ruediger, the baby rabbit, was found in a dung pile at the Muenster Zoo!
Whee! Rhino baby Mala kicks up her heels in Magdeburg, Germany.
At just 3 days old, this calf seems supercurious about onlookers at the Zoo Aquarium of Madrid.
Changa was born on Jan. 5 in Cologne, Germany, but his kind is usually found in Central Africa.
Mom keeps an eye on her little one, who walks with a purpose!
With his striking spots and stripes, this tapir babe attempts to blend in.
Born Nov. 6, 2011, these cubs survey their territory.
A newborn warthog cavorts at the Ouwehands Dierenpark Zoo.
This calf has something to say at the National Zoo of Nicaragua.
Knuppy stays sweater-happy in Bremen, Germany.
Cavorting at Rosy Walter Zoo in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Cute baby Lea was born Jan. 14 at the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin.