Animals in that awkward stage Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 9 Adam K Thompson It's all right panda babies -- you'll look adorable once you have some fur. (AP Photo/Zoo Atlanta, Adam K. Thompson) 2 / 9 HANDOUT When the panda babies grow up, they could look just like their mom, Lun Lun, and their older brother, Po. 3 / 9 Itsuo Inouye Don't worry baby two-toed sloth at the Chiba Zoological Park near Tokyo, you'll look cuter soon. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) 4 / 9 Matt Rourke A baby Hoffman's two-toed sloth is seen atop its mother at the Philadelphia Zoo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 5 / 9 Anonymous Skippy, a red kangaroo joey, was found, rejected by his mother, in the kangaroo enclosure at a wildlife tourist attraction in Folsom, La. Soon, he'll be furry and cute. (AP Photo/Global Wildlife Center) 6 / 9 KAI-UWE KNOTH This red kangaroo joey has just left its mother's pouch and quite predictably, it is cute. (AP Photo/Kai-Uwe Knoth) 7 / 9 Al Behrman A Cincinnati Zoo nursery keeper Dawn Strasser holds a one-month-old hedgehog, which is being hand raised by the nursery keepers until it is old enough to be included in the zoo's animal outreach program. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) 8 / 9 MARLENE KARAS This is a one week old rabbit being raised by the Jeane family of Coweta County. (MARLENE KARAS/AJC staff) 9 / 9 Jason Getz Helen Baez, 4, of Lawrenceville, pets a rabbit at the bunny petting zoo portion of Randy's Old Fashion Pumpkin Patch in Lawrenceville, Ga. JASON GETZ / STAFF Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.