This is one of those rare competitions where everyone wins.
This week, zoos around the country — and the globe — held an impromptu social media competition showcasing their cutest animals.
— National Zoo (@NationalZoo) January 25, 2017
— Denver Zoo (@DenverZoo) January 26, 2017
— Columbus Zoo (@ColumbusZoo) January 26, 2017
— Cincinnati Zoo (@CincinnatiZoo) January 26, 2017
Buffalo, New York:
— buffalozoo (@buffalozoo) January 26, 2017
— Memphis Zoo (@MemphisZoo) January 26, 2017
San Diego, California:
— San Diego Zoo (@sandiegozoo) January 25, 2017
— Reid Park Zoo (@ReidParkZoo) January 25, 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota:
— Como Zoo (@ComoZoo) January 25, 2017
Los Angeles, California:
— Los Angeles Zoo (@LAZoo) January 25, 2017
— Zoo Atlanta (@ZooATL) January 25, 2017
A few zoos around the world got in on the action too.
— The Toronto Zoo (@TheTorontoZoo) January 26, 2017
— Wildlife Warriors (@wildwarriors) January 26, 2017
The photo competition showed off the diversity of beauty across the animal kingdom. Elephants, frogs, bears, giraffes, cheetahs, monkeys and other species were shown off by the zoos in which they live.
To see more cute animals, click here.
KGUN9-TV reporter Ina Ronquillo contributed to this report.
Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.