Nature is a harsh mistress. It scatters the globe with thousands of creatures that you just want to lavish with tummy scratches, big-fat hugs and kisses right across their pudgy little faces. Unfortunately 99.9% of the time the result of such an action will most certainly lead to a bloodbath of epic proportions, which is why your local petting zoo probably isn’t stocked with Bengal tigers, rhinos and ferocious wolverines. Well, if we can’t pet them in real life, at least we can read about them on the internet in the relative safety of our own home. So here are some insanely cute critters that you don’t want to mess with in the real world. We still don’t recommend petting them, because you may smudge your screen, and it might just be a sign that you possess a profound disconnect with reality, and that’s no bueno.