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15 polar bears to get you through the (not quite) polar vortex

As if this weather hasn't been relentless enough, today marked another round of bitter cold, as the country gets blasted with temperatures up to 30 degrees below average. And while the National Weather Service says it's not exactly the return of the polar vortex, we thought a round-up of adorable polar bears would help you warm up from the chill.You might be sick of the snow, but this guy loves it
Siku the polar bear.
Siku the polar bear.Søren Koch / Hilmer & Koch Natur

As if this weather hasn't been relentless enough, today marked another round of bitter cold, as the country gets blasted with temperatures up to 30 degrees below average. And while the National Weather Service says it's not exactly the return of the polar vortex, we thought a round-up of adorable polar bears would help you warm up from the chill.

Siku in the snow.Søren Koch / Today

You might be sick of the snow, but this guy loves it! Siku won our hearts when he was born in Denmark in 2011, and we can't get enough of that little pink tongue. Here, pictured at 72 days old, he was spending two hours a day frolicking in the powder.Though he's a little bigger these days, we'll never get tired of watching this squee-inducing video:

The cold weather is a great time to take advantage of the outdoors, since everyone else will be inside, freezing. Take a cue from Anori, born in Germany in 2012, who was spotted playing thoughtfully with this branch.

Baby polar bear Anori on April 19, 2012.PATRIK STOLLARZ / Today

Maybe don't lick the trees, though, if you do venture outside.

Anori sticks out her tongue in her enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany.DANIEL NAUPOLD / Today

Use the frosty temps as an excuse to cozy up to your loved ones.

Polar bears snuggle in the wilds of Manitoba, Canada.Today

This is what you probably look like today if you live in the Midwest and Northeast, where temperatures are dropping between 10 to 30 degrees below average:

Polar bear Antonia rests in its enclosure on December 14, 2012 in the Gelsenkirchen zoo, western Germany.Caroline Seidel / Today

Don't let the cold weather knock you on your back!

A polar bear cub plays in its enclosure at the zoo in Brno, Czech Republic, on March 16, 2013.AFP / Today

You might just need a pick-me-up from Mom.

Polar bear mother Vilma cuddles with cub Anori at the open-air enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on March 29, 2012.MARIUS BECKER / Today

Oh man, being cold is the worst! It even makes your head hurt!

Polar bear Wolodja plays in his enclosure at the Tierpark Friedrichsfelde zoo in Berlin on August 23, 2013.TIM BRAKEMEIER / Today

Is it ever going to be warm again?

Anori explores the outdoor enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, on Monday, April 23, 2012.Frank Augstein / Today

What's in the box? Is it two tickets to a tropical location?

A polar bear opens a package filled with food and wrapped as a Christmas gift at the zoo in La Fleche, western France, on December 23, 2013.JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / Today

Um, excuse me, mom? When is winter going to be over?

A polar bear cub plays with its mother Cora in their enclosure at the zoo in Brno, Czech Republic, on March 16, 2013.AFP / Today

This weather is making us extremely hungry!

Anori nibbles a piece of wood as she explores her enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, western Germany, on April 19, 2012.PATRIK STOLLARZ / Today

I guess I'll just hide out in this basket, where it's pretty toasty.

A baby polar bear named Wilbaer at the Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten zoo on February 28, 2008.Today

Or maybe take this opportunity to play with some toys.

John Gomes / Today

Who are we kidding? The only appropriate thing to do in this kind of weather is take a nap.

John Gomes / Today