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Who's cuter: An orphaned polar bear cub or a baby koala?

Baby animals are cute — this we much we know. But when these little guys popped up on our radar, we had some trouble deciding which newborn is the absolute cutest. Competition isn't always this fierce, so we’re putting the question to readers.Does orphaned baby polar bear Kali, captured playing with a stuffed teddy bear by nature photographer John Gomes, melt your heart most? Or do you prefer
Image: Baby koala and baby polar bear
Getty Images, Alaska Zoo

Baby animals are cute — this we much we know. But when these little guys popped up on our radar, we had some trouble deciding which newborn is the absolute cutest. Competition isn't always this fierce, so we’re putting the question to readers.

Does orphaned baby polar bear Kali, captured playing with a stuffed teddy bear by nature photographer John Gomes, melt your heart most? Or do you prefer a koala bear weighing in while clutching a toy version of its adorable little self? Take a look at these charming moments, then vote for your favorite in the survey below!

Kali adorably struts through the snow. John Gomes / Today
Kali, an orphaned polar bear cub, plays with his new best friend: a stuffed teddy bear. John Gomes / Today


Kali is bottle fed at his temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage on March 23.John Gomes / Today


The competition: A young koala bear clutching a toy koala while being weighed at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany on March 27. Marius Becker / Today