13 Close-Up Images of Incredibly Cute Animals

This baby robin is hungry and .... where is my mother?!. Cheryl E. Davis/Shutterstock

Most animals are incredibly cute, but when you get up close and personal, it's like a weird mathematics equation: The closer you get, the more adorable they are.

From baby camels and hedgehogs to jumping spiders and tree frogs, it's hard to resist the magnetism of critters, especially from this viewpoint.

With the help of some in-your-face photography, these images are guaranteed to make you grin.

closeup otter with ice on his nose
This otter has a touch of snow stuck to his nose. Eric Kilby/flickr
closeup of one-week old Maltese-Shit
These Maltese-Shih Tzu puppies are just a week old. Wayne Silver/flickr
closeup of a llama
When you get this close to a llama, you could mistake it for an alpaca — or vice versa. Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH/Shutterstock
closeup tree frog smiling
This tree frog sure looks like he's smiling. Linas T/Shutterstock
closeup gray bunny
What's cuter? A bunny's nose or its ears?. Pressmaster/Shutterstock
closeup of gray kitten
Little pink nose ... gorgeous eyes … we’re smitten!. Orhan Cam/Shutterstock
closeup of baby hedghog
This baby hedgehog is a ball of quills. Africa Studio/Shutterstock
closeup baby sea lion sleeping
A baby sea lion takes a nap in the Galapagos Islands. Fotos593/Shutterstock
closeup of a bonnet macaque
Look close in the reflection of this bonnet macaque's eyes and you can see the photographer and a lighthouse. Denis Shevyakov/Shutterstock
closeup great horned owl
All the better to see you with, my dear. jadimages/Shutterstock
closeup of jumping spider
Up close, you can look into (some) of this jumping spider's eyes. Ehab Edward/Shutterstock
closeup of baby camel
This baby camel's eyes look gentle from any angle. Radka Tesarova/Shutterstock