11 Amazing Animal Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2016

In the spirit of starting 2016 off on a high note, here's a curated list of some of the best animal Instagram accounts to follow and habitually scroll in the event you need a furry face to brighten your day.

In no particular order, here are the new stars of your mobile device.

1. For the urban dwellers/cat lover: @bodegacatsofinstagram 

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2. These animals have all the chill: @chillwildlife


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3. Baby animals: @thebabyanimals

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4. Wild animals: @natgeowild


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5. Gorgeous dog photography: @thedogist


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6. A tribe of rescue animals: @wolfgang2242


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7. If you'd like your dog judged on his or her appearance and/or abilities: @weratedogs


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"Here we have a Gingivitis Pumpernickel named Zeus. Unmatched tennis ball capacity. 10/10 would highly recommend."

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"Here we have Pancho and Peaches. Pancho is a Condoleezza Gryffindor, and Peaches is just an asshole. 10/10 & 7/10."

8. For Cori enthusiasts: @lacorgi 


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9. One more of just dogs, because dogs: @mensweardog

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10. An inspiring cat born without her legs who proves she's "Different, not less." @lilbunnysueroux 


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11. And one tiny, domesticated squirrel: @this_girl_is_a_squirrel


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