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Boston Zoo's Newborn Baby Goat Is Too Cute To Handle

Chewbacca was born at Franklin Park Zoo on Tuesday.

Get ready for a cuteness overload.

Chewbacca is the newest kid on the block at Boston's Franklin Park Zoo -- literally.

The adorable Nigerian dwarf goat was born to parents Leia and Lucky early Tuesday morning.

Isn't Chewbacca the sweetest?
Isn't Chewbacca the sweetest?

She weighed just 4 pounds, but was soon standing by herself and nursing. She'll live with her parents in the Franklin Farm section.

Zoo CEO John Linehan said in a press release that he was "thrilled" at the birth.

Chewbacca is Leia and Lucky's second kid.
Chewbacca is Leia and Lucky's second kid.

The highly adaptable herbivorous goat species has been domesticated for dairy production and can be found all over the world in a range of climates.

They are noted for their easygoing nature and wide range of color patterns.

Nigerian dwarf goats are known for their easygoing nature.
Nigerian dwarf goats are known for their easygoing nature.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misspelled the name of the zoo's CEO as John Lineman; he is John Linehan. 

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