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New Zealand Police Gave Their Officer Guinea Pig An Epic Funeral

By Aimee Lutkin

There's something undeniably adorable about little critters in uniforms. Get me any furry or fuzzy mammal and put them in a firefighter or doctor's or police officer's uniform and I'm going gaga over how adorable they are. And yes, babies are equally cute in those little outfits, but not really. It's probably why Zootopia  was such a box office smash, they probably could've saved a ton of money on the advertising budget and just wrote as the leadline for the film: "Animals are wearing cop uniforms. Give us your money." and it still would've raked it in.

The New Zealand police department have employed a guinea pig recruit named Constable Elliot for about four years, Mashable reports. He recently passed away, but the department wanted to give him a formal send off, because as you can see, he really was a part of the team:

'Just the facts ma'am...'

Posted by New Zealand Police on Thursday, April 13, 2017