The final match-up of the Houston Zoo Cute-Off, the comprehensive effort to find The One Cute to Rule Them All, was close. Very close.
Votes coming in by comments and e-mail, though, showed what had been evident from the beginning: Baylor the baby elephant is just damn cute.
So revel, citizens, in Cutus Extremis, a gallery of photos by our Christopher Patronella, Jr.
1. The trunk
2. A Dancing Machine
3. Getting His Baby Feed On
4. With Mom
5. Got the giggles
6. He's Got an Eye on You
7. You Lookin' at Me?
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8. Elephant Humor
9. Hygiene is Important, Son
10. I'm the King of the World!! And the Houston Zoo Cute-Off!!
Thanks to everyone who participated....