The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on many people’s mental health. An animal, who looks very unbothered and tired of everything going on, depicts what everyone’s feeling right now.
A South American rodent called viscacha recently made the rounds on social media thanks to its very unentertained face.
Twitter user @goblinkoenig first shared some photos of the rodent, which is a mix of a rabbit and chinchilla.
“Today I learned that this exists. It’s a viscacha. I feel you buddy,” @goblinkoenig wrote in her Twitter post, which has quickly gone viral with over 300,000 likes and more than 66,000 retweets.
The Southern viscacha appears to look like it’s tired, disappointed, and just plain sleepy, and many people surely can relate.
The rodent is a native to Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. They live in small groups among rocks, and are often active after dawn and in the evening.
They are not as threatened compared with other animals (they are currently “least concern” in conservation status), but they still suffer from weather conditions and are hunted for their flesh and fur.
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