Humans, it is often said, are animals. And whether this statement is true or false, we can all agree that humans share a lot in common with many animals. Perhaps no year has been more animal-centric than 2017. After all, this was the most recent year for all of animal life — including humans (or not)!
From baby zoo animals that became internet memes, to the oldest animals who still kill humans and hunger for their flesh, this was a year for all animals … or you could even say, “All creatures great and small.” And yes, Virginia, a creature is a type of animal.
So let’s visit the zoo and howl at the moon while we celebrate the TOP TEN ANIMALS OF 2017!
10. Pretty good animals
9. Animals that make the nightly news
8. Celebrity pets
7. Animals that do a nice job
6. Glamorous animals with a hint of danger
5. Gigantic animals
4. Animals that are soooo cute
3. “That (thing) is my spirit animal”
2. Animals we love
1. Some of the best animals