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24 Animals Enjoying Spring Weather.. Just Like Us

03/14/2016 04:27 EDT | Updated 03/14/2016 04:59 EDT

We'll admit it, it hasn't been a bad winter, but we're more than ready for spring to start on March 20. And we know we're not the only ones.

For many animals, chilly weather means hunkering down and hiding from frigid temperatures, so when the sun comes up and the mercury starts to rise, some animals get pretty excited about returning to their outdoor habits.

Below, we look at 24 animals enjoying the sunshine just as much as we are. From taking splash in water to sunbathing on a deck, these photos are giving us a serious case of FOMO.

  • They Too Get Excited About The Warm Weather
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  • And Start Thinking About All The Places They'll Go This Summer
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  • They Lie In The Sun
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  • They Struggle To Adapt To The Time Change
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  • They Deal With The Wetness
    TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA via Getty Images
  • But Are Much Happier When It's Dry
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  • They Stop To Enjoy The Flowers
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  • They Lounge For As Long As Possible
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  • They Brace For Springtime Allergies
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  • Including Watery Eyes
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  • They Sit By The Water
    KAREN BLEIER via Getty Images
  • And Put In More Effort When It Comes To Staying Hydrated
    KAREN BLEIER via Getty Images
  • They Take A Walk Through Nature
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  • With The Whole Family
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  • Sometimes They Go For A Chilly Dip
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  • And Then Jump Out Because It's Too Cold
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  • They Step Up Their Fashion Game
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  • But Still Rock A Cozy Sweater When It's Cold
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  • Sometimes They Pick Flowers For Friends
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  • Or Maybe Something Sweeter
    KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND via Getty Images
  • But They Also Start Eating More Greens
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  • And Run Around To Lose Their Winter Weight
    Barcroft Media via Getty Images
  • Sometimes They Enjoy Alone Time Outdoors
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  • But Nothing Beats Frolicking In The Sun With Friends
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