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Watch a baby bear named Boog make friends with a baby deer

by Erica Brosnan / / Source: TODAY

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This new friendship is almost too much to bear!

A cute video from a West Virginia Virginia farm shows a rescued bear cub named Boog getting spooked while being introduced to his new housemate, a fawn.

In the cute clip, a confused 5-month-old black bear looks on at the dear apprehensively.

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But with a little encouragement, he eventually musters up the confidence to come out of his hiding spot behind a nearby staircase and introduce himself.

Bear cub meets deer
Boog made like a little gentleman and rose to greet his new pal. YouTube

Boog quickly gets cold feet, though, and retreats into hiding, clinging to a banister and eyeing his strange new friend from afar.

Bear cub meets deer
Later, he became a little shy, hiding behind a banister. YouTube

Later, Boog meets his fawn friend face-to-face and offered gave a few adorable smooches.

The encounters were captured by Joel Rosenthal, who keeps rescued animals at his Point View Farm.

He posted the videos over the summer, but internet readers only recently became aware of their pawsomeness.

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"Cutest thing I've ever seen!" on commenter wrote on Facebook.

Indeed, it was a cuteness overload to rival the best Disney movies!

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