Here at Travel Manitoba, we tend to say “awwww” on a daily basis. And how could we not, when we’re  surrounded by photos of the most adorable wildlife? Looking at cute animals even improves focus and productivity (in case you need an excuse as to why you’re viewing this blog post while working from home) and it certainly puts me in a better mood while I practice social distancing. With our wild population and our incredible zoo, Manitoba is like an incubator of cuteness. Don’t believe me? Just scroll down.

Baby polar bears are made of cotton balls.


We couldn’t do a post on cute animals without including some puppies. 🐶


Future member of a dog sled team? Perhaps.


Farrah is one of Manitoba’s top puppy explorers.


Just two adorable pals enjoying the heartland.


We all know cats are among the cutest creatures on Earth. 🐱


The young snow leopards at the Assiniboine Zoo are masters of fluff.


Two peas in a pod.


Red pandas are basically cat bears, and we’re okay with that.


#naptime #redpanda #assiniboineparkzoo #nofilter #cuteness

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And they have the fresh blow-out look perfected.


Foxes are small and furry, which means they are cute by default.


You can’t deny that adorable face.


Arctic foxes have a charming quality all of their own.


Just keep hopping, just keep hopping.


Birds can be surprisingly fluffy too. 🐥


Luna the barn owl. Lovely shot by @onegreatcity55! #exploremb #explorecanada

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I want to hug this smiley owl. 😊


Ptarmigans are basically adorable snowballs.


Can I pet you, little round chickadee?


I don’t think you’re ready for this fluff.


Little bunny floof floof, hoppin’ through the forest. 🐰


The perfect combination of majesty and cuteness.



Our hooved friends rarely get the acknowledgement they deserve.


Those doe eyes could melt anyone’s heart.


A tender moment between mom and baby. 💓


And even though they lack fluff, we couldn’t leave out the adorable beluga whale.