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Button Quail Chicks Are The Cutest Things I Had No Idea Existed

We all know that baby chickens are adorable. Like, super frickin” adorable. Their little, yellow bodies with their downy, fluffy feathers capture the hearts of everyone they meet.

But it turns out, there are even tinier baby birds out there making their way into the world of itty-bitty cuties: button quails.

For comparison, here”s a baby chicken and baby button quail side by side.

For comparison, here

Freshly hatched, they”re easily dwarfed by our human hands.

Freshly hatched, they

In fact, you can comfortably fit quite a few of them in your palms.

In fact, you can comfortably fit quite a few of them in your palms.

Seriously, look at how tiny!

Seriously, look at how tiny!

That”s quite a stumble for such a little thing.

That

Way better than a Barbie.

Way better than a Barbie.

As they get older, they never really grow out of their easily portable size.

As they get older, they never really grow out of their easily portable size.

Even as adults, they can still totally chill in your safe hands.

Even as adults, they can still totally chill in your safe hands.

And they also happen to be pretty darn gorgeous.

And they also happen to be pretty darn gorgeous.

Can you imagine holding so much majesty in the palm of your hand?

Can you imagine holding so much majesty in the palm of your hand?

(via BuzzFeed)

It never ceases to amaze me how such tiny creatures can pack in such a huge amount of adorable. I want to fill my whole living room with them.

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