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This photo of Robert Irwin and his smiling ‘self-isolation buddy’ will make your day

Recently, we’ve been plagued by a continuous stream of bad news. From the rising COVID-19 cases around the world to the blatant misuse of power in our country, it seems like we can’t get a break from the negativity surrounding us.

Thankfully, however, more celebrities and prominent figures are turning to social media to brighten up our days. In fact, just last month, A Quiet Place actor John Krasinski shared that he will be creating a YouTube channel dedicated to sharing good news. This time around, Robert Irwin–son of the late Steve Irwin–decided to share positive vibes by tweeting this photo of him and his “self-isolation buddy”.

This picture was taken last March 31 at the family’s Australia Zoo. According to Robert’s mom Terri, the creature beside her son is a “gorgeous Aldabra tortoise” that can be adopted on their website. And seriously who wouldn’t want to take in this tortoise–that reptilian smile is just too much for online users!

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This was not the only thing Robert Irwin shared on his Twitter account while in self-isolation. The 16-year-old also shared photos of himself with a cute puppy and images of their Sumatran tiger Nelson.

Keep on sharing your cute animal photos, Robert Irwin, and thank you for making our day slightly better!

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