Why aren’t you already looking at these baby rhino GIFs?

Nothing else matters.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jun 25, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 1:49 am CDT

Pop quiz: How cute are baby rhinos? Answer: about ten times cuter than you thought.

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The proof lies in the absolutely essential Reddit forum r/babyrhinogifs, where the most adorable exploits of these nubby, curious, armor-plated wonders are preserved for the greater good of humankind. Seriously, just try to have a bad day after gazing upon some of the greatest hits.

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This li’l guy has a sheep friend:


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This one can’t quite make it out of the pool:



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Here’s how they play with exercise balls—by spearing them to death.


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Getting this one on the scale is no easy task:


Sometimes they just wanna be left alone…


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…Unless you’re Stephen Fry.


Or a branch.

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Good night!


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I’m almost positive that in some alternate universe, I work at a rhino preserve and am all the more fulfilled for it. Really must remember to check any relevant Craigslist job postings.

Photo by Holly Occhipinti/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Jun 25, 2014, 3:01 pm CDT