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Denver Zoo welcomes an effing adorable red panda named Chewbacca, ready for love

A red panda named Chewbacca has come to live at the Denver Zoo. His purpose? To mate with the zoo's female red panda, Daisy.

His other, more important purpose? To be effing adorable.

Continue reading for more facts and photos of the six-year-old Chewbacca -- who came to Denver from the Detroit Zoo and actually sorta looks like the Wookiee from Star Wars. But cuter.

Look at that tail!
Look at that tail!
Denver Zoo

More from our News archive: "Denver Zoo: Mimi the 53-year-old elephant dies after 'natural decline in health.'"

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