Three red-ruffed lemur babies take internet by storm

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Three Red-Ruffed Lemur Babies Take Internet By Storm

When it comes to cuteness, lemur babies, with their fuzzy little heads and giant, expressive eyes, are definitely list toppers.

Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute recently shared a video of three little ones who came into the world on April 5.

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They are of the critically endangered red-ruffed variety, and their kind originally hails from Madagascar.

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Three red-ruffed lemur babies take internet by storm
A lemur opens a Christmas package filled with food on December 23, 2015 at the zoo in La Fleche, northwestern France. / AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Two ring-tailed Lemurs at Taronga Zoo play with their Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
WHIPSNADE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 28: Baby ring tailed lemurs make their first public appearance at the ZSL zoo on April 28, 2015 in Whipsnade, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Tony Margiocchi / Barcroft Media (Photo credit should read Tony Margiocchi / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
WHIPSNADE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 28: Baby ring tailed lemurs make their first public appearance at the ZSL zoo on April 28, 2015 in Whipsnade, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Tony Margiocchi / Barcroft Media (Photo credit should read Tony Margiocchi / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
A male crowned lemur is pictured at the La Haute Touche zoological park in Obterre, on July 18, 2014. Two pairs of twin crowned lemurs were born on May 2014 at the zoo. AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)
A female crowned lemur and her baby which was born on May 5, 2014, are pictured at the La Haute Touche zoological park in Obterre, on July 18, 2014. Two pairs of twin crowned lemurs were born on May 2014 at the zoo. AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)
SCARBOROUGH, ON - MARCH 31: A general view of Lemurs during a visit by Canadian Director David Douglas to promote his new IMAX 3D documentary 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' at the Toronto Zoo on March 31, 2014 in Scarborough, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BRISTOL, ENGLAND - MAY 22: A Mongoose lemur looks out from its enclosure at Bristol Zoo Gardens on May 22, 2013 in Bristol, England. A two-week old lemur called Rascal is one of a number of baby animals, birds and reptiles have been born at Bristol Zoo Gardens now that spring has finally sprung. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
BRISTOL, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Newborn ring-tailed lemur Rascal is carried by its mother Roxy at Bristol Zoo Gardens on May 22, 2013 in Bristol, England. The two-week old is one of a number of baby animals, birds and reptiles that have been born at Bristol Zoo Gardens now that spring has finally sprung. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
'Dimbi', a blue-eyed black lemur cub (Eulemur flavifrons) is pictured at the zoo of Mulhouse, northeastern France, on April 19, 2013. There's currently less than 2,000 blue-eyed black lemurs into the wild. AFP PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON (Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)
Joviana, a lemur, gazes at the camera during a media tour at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The lemur was the inspiration for the Kratt Brothers' (Chris and Martin), talking Coquerel's Sifaka, 'Zoboo' on the PBS children's show 'Zoboomafoo'. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT via Getty Images)
Lemur Catta, Zoo of Prague (Photo by Marka/UIG via Getty Images)
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While they're a long way from their ancestral home, the babies seem to be taking to zoo life rather well, exploring their surroundings and chewing on blankets.

The newborns and the zoo's three adult red-ruffed lemurs can be seen in person at the Small Mammal House.

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