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    The World's Happiest Animal

    On Rottnest Island, off the coast of Western Australia, a peculiar marsupial has captivated the hearts of Instagram users worldwide—and supported a booming tourism economy. The quokka, a close cousin of the kangaroo, rocketed to internet fame when tourists began taking selfies with the animal, which is unafraid of humans and appears to smile for pictures.

    “They are like living teddy bears,” filmmaker David Freid, who made a short documentary about the mammals and the attendant social media sensation, told The Atlantic. “When you see one, it's a bonafide heart-melter.”
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    What? The worlds' happiest animal isn't the human?

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    I've been to Rottnest Island, these really are delightful little things, not as big as a Wallaby, a bit more the size of what we might see on the East coaster regions, called a paddymelon Wallaby. You can't help being enchanted by them as you can walk around very close in their own environment. Just love them!
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    Quote Originally posted by Cearna View Post
    I've been to Rottnest Island, these really are delightful little things, not as big as a Wallaby, a bit more the size of what we might see on the East coaster regions, called a paddymelon Wallaby. You can't help being enchanted by them as you can walk around very close in their own environment. Just love them!
    Lovely creatures...so good to know that they are there.
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