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Baby animals are cute. You’ve got to admit it.

Long noses or snouts are striking.

The two videos I bring you today feature animal babies with very long snouts.

In the first video zoologist Marie Magnuson from the Smithsonian National Zoo (USA) introduces a baby anteater. Wait until you see the shots of the baby clinging on to to the rear of it’s mother’s back, or you’ll miss the fun.

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Elephant shrew snouts are long and very flexible, as you can see this in video. (Also from the Smithsonian National Zoo.) Elephant-shrews are neither elephants nor shrews, but belong to their own group of mammals distantly related to aardvarks.

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