Feeling chilly? Let this adorable gallery warm you up. From belly-surfing otters to diving foxes, these animals are truly cool.
A thick layer of fat and a plush coat keep the giant panda warm in the chilly mountains of central China.
Photograph by Katherine Feng, Globio, Getty Images
Eurasian otters have been spotted belly-surfing down snowdrifts, and they often chase each other like they’re playing a game of tag.
Photograph by Roger Powell, Nature Picture Library
These Japanese macaques stay warm by taking a dip in natural hot springs.
Photograph by Danita Delimont, Getty Images
An arctic hare’s white coat blends in with the snowy habitat. In the spring the coat changes to blue-gray to help hide the animal among rocks and plants.
Photograph by photos_martYmage, iStockphoto
Polar bears have strong claws that act like ice picks to help them walk on the frozen landscape of the arctic.
Photograph by Shvaygert Ekaterina, Shutterstock
Red foxes listen for rustling mice under the snow and then—pounce!
Photograph by Robbie George, Getty Images
Sheep’s wool doesn’t just keep sheep warm—people bundle up in it too!
Photograph by PeterTowle, Getty Images
In the 1940s only about 40 Amur tigers lived in Russia. Today as many as 500 roam the area.
Photograph by Janette Hil, Getty Images
Gray wolves have wide paws that help them walk on snow, sort of like snowshoes.
Photograph by Lynn M. Stone, Nature Picture Library
Snow leopards have large nasal cavities to warm the supercold air in the high mountains of Central Asia before it hits their lungs.
Photograph by Andy Rouse, Minden Pictures
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