These Special Little Squirrels Can Only Be Found On An Island In Japan

We all love cute animals, but they are made even more special when they are so rare they can only be found on a remote island somewhere. The northern Japanese island Hokkaido is home to one of the most adorable species of squirrel out there, the Ezo momonga. These tiny flying squirrels look a lot like a real-life Pokemon with their giant eyes and fluffy fur. Well, I know where I'm going on vacation next!
Here are some adorable pictures of this mystical little creature.
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Okay, hold up. Is this thing for real?

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After doing some research, I found out that they are indeed real.

Here is a momonga staring straight at the camera. Adorable. 

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Is this momonga seriously smiling?

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Looks like he's enjoying himself quite a bit.

Here is one taking a little peek. 

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Having a little bit to eat. 

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Those eyes, those eyes!

Scopin' out the scene below.

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It's okay little buddy, it's safe to come out...

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They do a lot of peeking, eh?

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