Even Gene Simmons can't get over how much this newborn calf looks like him.

Even Gene Simmons can't get over how much this newborn calf looks like him.
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Meet Genie. Genie is a 4-day-old calf born on a ranch in Kerrville, Texas. Genie is not the 67-year-old bass guitarist and co-lead singer of rock band KISS. But you wouldn't know that at first glance, because:

Gene Simmons, Where were you on our about November 25, 2016? This calf was born in Kerrville, Texas on the Ranch of a...

Posted by Hill Country Visitor on Saturday, July 29, 2017

WOAH. Is that a calf? Or is that GENE "The Demon" SIMMONS in full makeup sticking out his tongue because it's the '80s and that's considered a crazy thing to do???

Nope. It's a calf, at least according to local tourism site Hill Country Tourism, who shared a photo of the little guy, named after its doppelgänger, and a somewhat bizarre post in which they (jokingly?) imply Simmons is its..... dad? I think?

They wrote:

Gene Simmons, Where were you on our about November 25, 2016?
This calf was born in Kerrville, Texas on the Ranch of a Heather Leonard Taccetta who works at Cowboy Steak House.
Now Obviously, we can't serve this fine specimen, we may just keep Genie as we call her, as a Mascot for the Steakhouse.
Now Heather DID ADMIT that they had 99.5 KISS Rocks San Antonio; listening to KISS!

The side-by-side photos are now being circulated all over Twitter. Because c'mon I mean would you just look at these two? TWINSIES, right down to that iconic tongue gesture:

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The best shout out came from the KISS member himself—or, at least whoever runs his Twitter account. Or maybe it was Gene Simmons and he likes to talk about himself in third person which tbh wouldn't surprise us.

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"This is real, folks!!! Calf called Genie is born on Texas ranch and looks EXACTLY like Kiss rocker Gene Simmons," the rocker's Twitter account tweeted.

Others are on board.

And others can't get over this headline from The Sun, which, honestly, might be the best thing about this already-great story.

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