With great awwww comes great responsibility.

You know how your Facebook friends think their pudgy, kinda-cute baby is actually important and noteworthy? Those people are idiots, but if Flora the 28-year-old mother of this endangered baby pygmy hippopotamus could use Facebook, she would be the exception (she's also heroically battling cancer, so be glad this pygmy hippo mom isn't on social media because she would run the place).

The as-yet-unnamed male baby was born at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, England on Boxing Day, because apparently Christmas wasn't cute enough and Flora held out for the more whimsical holiday celebrated by the British (and their less-rebellious colony nations).

Sources: Zoological Society of London