Nothing is cuter than babies. Whether it’s baby humans or baby animals, one thing is for sure, they’re bound to be adorable. Did you know baby owls sleep face down because their heads are too large to hold up on their own? It’s true, and we’ve got 15 pictures of them sleeping that will warm your heart.
Here are 15 photos of baby owls sleeping facedown
This might be the cutest thing you ever see!
1. Time for a nap
This little owl is ready for nap time, and sure enough, he’s laying facedown to ensure his head doesn’t have him falling all over the place. Look at those beautiful big eyes and eyelashes, how adorable is that?!
2. Wink Wink
Judging by how cute this baby owl is, it’s hard to imagine it’ll be a serious predator with a wingspan up to 6ft long but it will be. He’s winking at us in the second picture, I wonder what he’s joking about?
3. Deep sleep
This young owl is getting some serious sleep lying face down, he must have had a long night. We’re just amazed that he’s balancing on that tree branch like that, that’s seriously impressive.
4. So peaceful
This baby owl is sleeping so peacefully, we’re guessing nothing could bug her during that nap. She looks so soft, it makes you want to just pick her up and cuddle her. Although, that big sharp beak may have something to say about that.
5. “Caught this cutie taking a nap”
This owl at the Leslie Nature and Science Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is sleeping as peaceful as can be so someone decided to snap a picture. We’re sure glad they did, seeing this cutie sleeping face down could brighten any day.
6. Hey, you woke me up!
This baby owl is just enjoying the sun while getting ready for a nice nap, but judging by its look in the second picture we’re thinking the camera has it curious. Look at those big brown eyes, how gorgeous!
7. Look at those long legs!
This infant owl is relaxing after having a long day, and we just can’t stop looking at those long legs. I guess it’s not just their heads that are so big, who knew baby owls have stretched out limbs like this?!
8. “Whatcha doin?”
This young owl lying face down is as curious as can be, and judging by those massive legs and talons he’s almost all grown up. In no time, he’ll be sleeping like a full-grown owl rather than a baby.
9. Just relaxing
This little guy must have just woken up from a nap, but he’s still in the sleeping position and it’s adorable. I wonder how long it will be before he’s scooping up rodents to feed on, probably not too long with that fierce-looking beak.
10. Loving eyes
Something about this little sleeping owl’s eyes just screams gentle and loving, it makes you just want to cuddle with him. It doesn’t get much cuter than this, too bad some of them don’t stay this size.
11. Sibling cuddles
This incredible picture shows two young owl siblings resting facedown together, and they’re clearly just about as comfy as one can be. Judging by their size, these little ones weren’t born too long ago and boy are they precious.
12. Eurasian Eagle Owl
This baby Eurasian Eagle Owl clearly wasn’t born too long ago, and now he’s just catching some sleep lying face down and looking like an adorable little furball. Seeing a baby owl like this never gets old, and this one has some pretty big legs as well.
13. Not drunk, just sleeping
After people on the internet suggested owls sleeping like this may be drunken birds, this Twitter user wanted to clarify that these owls that sleep face down are not drunk. Good to know, but we must admit, this one looks like he face-planted after a night out on the town.
14. Don’t mind me, just sleeping in a tree
This young owl must have just woken up from a nap, and now he’s starring down the person taking this picture. Hopefully, they didn’t wake him up, they may have to answer to his full-grown mother owl.
15. Is that a Furby? Nope, it’s a sleeping baby owl.
This adorable little fuzzball looks like one of those Furby toys that kids go crazy for, but in reality, it’s a baby owl fast asleep. It’s hilarious how they sleep, it kind of even reminds you of how many humans sleep on their bellies.
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