Nala, an eight-week-old white lion cub, drinks from a bottle in her home in Abony, Hungary.
(Photo: Attila Kisbenedek /Getty Images)
Put some warm milk or formula in a bottle, give that bottle to a baby and you'll likely have one quiet, content baby on your hands. But this magic doesn't just work on human babies. It works on animal babies as well. Case in point: Watch these roly-poly playful pandas settle down for some quiet time with bottles full of milk:
Can you handle more? Here are photos of 24 other baby animals being nourished and nurtured with human baby bottles.
2-day-old lion cubs Fajr and Sjel are fed at a zoo in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia. (Photo: Mohammed Abed/Getty Images)
A Parma wallaby baby drinks from a bottle at a private game reserve in Klingelbach, Germany. (Photo: Thomas Frey/Shutterstock)
A baby white tiger is fed at a zoo in Aschersleben, Germany. (Photo: Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)
Loango, a crown male Mangabey monkey, eats at the Jardin des Plantes zoo in Paris. (Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard /Getty Images)
Lambs and goats
A volunteer of The Green Place, an animal refuge, bottle-feeds a lamb and baby goats in Nepi, Italy. (Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/Getty Images)
Rieke, an orangutan cub, is fed by a zoo keeper in Berlin. (Photo: Odd Andersen/Getty Images)
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