i haven't done a Cool Animal photodump in a while and i have a whole pinboard of Fun Cool Animals now so get ready everyone. here is a mongoose with the sweetest face i have ever seen
procyonidae are underappreciated lil buddies
here is a coati enjoying a snack in the sunshine
god i wish that were me
being a dormouse field researcher sounds like a fun job though realistically it's probably a lot of trudging through cold muddy fields and thornbushes in the dead of a miserable English winterbut i want to Hold the Mouse
it's really easy for researchers to check up on them when they're in torpor/hibernating so we get lots of delightful photos like these
in Denmark they call this specific species 'hasselmus' which means 'hazel mouse' :3
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