The top 10 Best Animal Photos of 2011 – incredibly cute photos from around the world. It’s not my photography, but rather from some of the best animal photojournalism of the past year. They’re from everywhere from China and the Philippines, to Russia, Slovakia, and Germany. I loved this Ginger Orange Seal, and the chimpanzee nursing a tiger. Which were your favorites?
Ginger orange seal on Tyuleniy Island in Russia - Via: theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com
A baby hippo and his mother
Adorable animal photography.
2-year-old chimpanzee "Do Do" feeds milk to "Aorn" - a 2-month-old tiger cub. (Reuters / Sukree Sukplang)
A Kamchatka Brown Bear and one of her two three-month-old cubs share a kiss in Hamburg, Germany. (Reuters - Fabian Bimmer)
12 giant panda cubs lie in a crib at the Chengdu Research Base in China. (Reuters - China Daily)
one-month-old jaguar cub at the Leningrad city zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia
Jonna Baquillas holds her pet, a rescued cat named Rue, for an event to benefit the Philippine Animal Welfare Society in Manilla, Philippines. (AP)
A zoo keeper holds a 9-month-old baby orangutan orphan named Boo as he plays with a toy. (Reuters / Andrea Comas)
A 7-year-old female elephant named Laxmi reaches with her trunk to touch her 13-month old daughter in India. (AP : Kevin Frayer)
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Photos were curated from an excellent Buzzfeed post – see the full group of 50 animal photos here. Enjoy!