What do you think of when you hear the words “Down Syndrome”? Probably not a wild animal. Well, the reality is that, just like humans, animals can get Down Syndrome too. Here, we present our list of 19 adorable animals who just so happen to have Down Syndrome. Check it out for yourself below!
Number One. Primates are susceptible to the condition just like humans are. This cute monkey is just one example – look at those precious eyes!
Number Two. Kittens can also have the condition – note the wide-set eyes. How endearingly adorable.
Number Three. This horse looks like the perfect pet, and those kind eyes could win over even the coldest heart.
Number Four. Wouldn’t you just love to give this fluffy sheep a big, warm hug?
Number Five. Whales can be diagnosed with Down Syndrome after observing them interact with humans and other whales. So cute!
Number Six. Don’t be shy around this cute little donkey.
Number Seven. As if a white gorilla wasn’t stunning enough, this white gorilla with Down Syndrome is otherworldly – and extremely cute.
Number Eight. Giraffes with Down Syndrome are especially cute – probably because of that floppy tongue.
Number Nine. Let’s take a quick trip down under with this wide-eyed and bushy-tailed koala!
Number Ten. If you thought turtles couldn’t get any cuter, then this guy is here to prove you wrong.
Number Eleven. Yes, hamsters can have Down Syndrome too! Don’t you just want to give him a treat?
Number Twelve. Pugs have adorably smushed faces as it is, so it’s hard to tell that this one has the condition, but he does.
Number Thirteen. He might not be Yogi, but this bear probably loves a good picnic!
Number Fourteen. Moo! This cow looks like he’s ready for lunch.
Number Fifteen. This playful ferret is affected by Down Syndrome, but he hasn’t let that stop him from having a good time!
Number Sixteen. Here’s another giraffe, because we know you haven’t had enough of these adorable faces.
Number Seventeen. Sloths aren’t exactly the most attractive creatures, but it’s their personalities that make them so cute. This one sure does have a lot of spunk.
Number Eighteen. Polar bears have a reputation for being brutal, but this one looks like he wouldn’t so much as hurt a fly.
Number Nineteen. Kenny the white tiger was probably the most famous animal with Down Syndrome
He might look vicious, but his heart was as sweet as candy. Unfortunately, Kenny passed away in 2008 when he was nine years old. Thanks for reading!
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