When one man came across what looked like an abandoned dog, he decided to take the animal under his wing. However, what could easily have passed for a mutt turned out to be no such thing – but the internet still felt he was extraordinarily cute.
Twitter user chibi_tori lives in Japan, a island nation that hosts a huge range of wildlife. In fact, some species are synonymous with the country – as its name suggests, the Japanese macaque is one of them. Other species native to the eastern nation are decidedly less well known, however.
And in June 2015 chibi_tori chanced upon one such animal. The creature in question was an adorable dog-like being with peculiar dark and light markings. But despite its undeniable cuteness, it seemed someone had abandoned the animal.