Beware of cuteness: Sleeping animals photo gallery

Sleeping animals are the sweetest things. Even the mighty lion looks peaceful when he’s asleep. And seals? They snooze with smiles.

Here’s a gallery full of animals — including a koala, hippo, mountain goat, polar bear and porcupine — to remind you how cute and cuddly nature can be.

>> Also see: From bats to giraffes: How much do animals sleep?

A red panda, asleep

Sleeping animals - red panda

Photo: Lawrence Harman

The lion sleeps tonight

sleeping lion

Photo: Rajiv Vishwa

Seals sleeping

Sleeping animals - seals

Photo: Just Jefa

Sleeping young hippo

Sleeping young hippo



Photo: Tambako The Jaguar

Sleeping capuchin monkey

Sleeping capuchin monkey
Photo: Tambako The Jaguar

A giraffe asleep

Sleeping animals - giraffe

Photo: Tambako The Jaguar

Sleeping dog

4 month-old blue Great Dane sleeping

Photo: Jonathan Willier

Sleeping iguana

sleeping iguana

Photo: mcamcamca

Koala sleeping

sleeping koala

Photo: Andrew Dyson

Sleeping lion cub

sleeping lion cub

Photo: Tambako The Jaguar

Sleeping mountain goat

Sleeping animals - mountain goat

Photo: Kurt Bauschardt

Polar bear sleeping

sleeping Polar Bear

Photo:  hawkeye280

Sleeping Porcupine

Sleeping Porcupine

Photo: Juan Tello

Red fox, sleeping

Sleeping animals - red fox



Photo: Rutger Blom

Sleeping baby mouse

sleeping baby mouse

Photo: Eddy Van 3000

Sleeping tiger

Sleeping animals - tiger

Photo: Tambako The Jaguar



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