Pandas have always been the world's favorite bamboo chewers. YouTube videos of them playing, eating, and sneezing are always guaranteed to go viral.
What many people don't know, however, is that pandas have a smaller, redder, and cuter cousin: THE RED PANDA! These little guys are easily mistaken for ginger raccoons, but they're proud of their panda blood and they're ready for some lovin'.
We've got 11 reasons why a Red Panda should be your new best friend.
But don't feel bad about yourself if they can do more pull-ups than you.
Even if "anything" is just walking around in the snow.
What? I'm not scared. I'm just testing out my lung capacity.
Guard dog? Please. Let me introduce you to my guard panda.
And that's WITHOUT coffee.
And they won't try any of that "I don't eat carbs, cheese, or sugar" crap when you're craving midnight pizza.
Surrender to the tryptophan. You can't win.
Nothing makes you feel as good as a big warm fuzzy hug.
We all need alone time once in a while.
It's so nice to feel wanted.
*Cue Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You." *
So tell all your friends that you've got to skip brunch this week. You've got some serious bonding to do with your new red-haired bestie.