Cookie the penguin is an international superstar, and for good reason. The adorable critter went viral when a video of him (below) surfaced in early 2010, amassing over 10 million views since. In it, the pint-size penguin flutters about in the cutest way, but make sure to keep watching all the way to the end: The last part is where the magic really happens, as the little guy finally finds the Cincinnati Zoo's caregiver.
Cookie's Facebook page lists an interesting tidbit: The term "little penguin" isn't just being used here to make him sound cuter, it's an actual species. The alternative name for little penguins may just be even cuter: "fairy penguins." Seeing this little one flapping his wings, it wouldn't be too much of a reach to imagine him casting a spell on us right there. In fact, he might have done just that!
Make sure to share this video with your friends on Facebook. Such cuteness should not stay hidden!
Cookie the penguin gets tickled
Such cuteness should not stay hidden!