There’s a new trend taking over social media: little critters scurrying around. From hamsters and hedgehogs to beavers and possums, these creatures are providing an adorable glimpse into their lives, and people can’t get enough. Sure, celebrities may still be the biggest stars, but it’s the little ones who are really stealing the show.

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Study finds rats bop their heads to music by Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, and Maroon 5

Researchers at the University of Tokyo played a few tracks for rats and found they bopped their heads to the beat.

The Adventures of Prairie Chuck

Most prairie dogs prefer to hide in their burrows. Prairie Chuck prefers to go on adventures.

Tema The Chubby Raccoon From Zoo Baby to Pampered Instagram Superstar

Welcome to the world of Tema, the chubby raccoon with over 325k followers on Instagram. When Tema was just a baby, he was adopted from the zoo by Lena Troskina and her husband, who was a manager there. While pet raccoons are uncommon, it’s happening more and more.

An otter and two pandas praised for predicting World Cup 2022 match winners

Taiyo the otter and giant pandas Thuraya and Suhail have successfully predicted several FIFA World Cup matches.

GliderWiz: The TikTok Superstar Sugar Glider With a Good Appetite

If you’re ever feeling down, just watch one of GliderWiz’s videos. This little sugar glider is always up for a good time and loves nothing more than eating cheese bugs. His buggy little eyes and big appetite is surely to put a smile on your face.

Lily the Skunk Opens a Street Cat Cabana

Lilly the Skunk welcomes feral cats into her garage to relax, warm up and enjoy a meal... With a few surprise guests turning up.

Capybaras, World’s Friendliest Animal, Friend to Humans, and Famous Everywhere

Capybaras are the world’s largest rodents and they are known for their calm demeanor and friendly nature. Dubbed the World’s Friendliest Animal, these fuzzy oversized rodents are social creatures. Most of their day is spent laying near shallow water and hanging out with other capybaras.

Beaver continues to build dams while in rehab center

If you had to go to rehab, would you take some time off work for it? For this busy lil’ beaver, a stint in rehab didn’t slow him down one bit. Despite being under human care until he recovers enough to be released back into the wild and get back to work, he continues to train.

CubiCubi The Hedgehog Takes Baths Like a Champ but Handle with Care

CubiCubi The Hedgehog is one of the most adorable hedgehogs on the internet. He loves baths and has a growing fan base because of it! But before you go handling him, be sure to read up on how to do so safely as hedgehogs are covered in quills.

Phil E. Chinchilla The Cutest Big Eared Floof That has the Internet Captive

Some things in life don’t need a narrative and we should just enjoy them because they are around. In comes Phil E. Chinchilla, the coolest floof with the tiniest feet.