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Aww-some animals: Why do baby mammals melt our hearts?

Aww-some animals: Why do baby mammals melt our hearts?

BBC News - By Bethan Bell

A newborn elephant at West Midlands Safari Park recently pressed a "cute button" across the world when its picture was shared on social media around the world. But why do photos of young animals pull on the heartstrings so much? It is a well-known phenomenon frequently exploited in marketing. It is …

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