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by Ella Ceron September 24, 2013

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Halloween just got a whole lot wilder with these critter costumes for kids and babies. Furry get-ups will keep your little ones warm whether they dress as a baby bat or a terrifying T-Rex.

This Halloween, why not take inspiration from our furry or feathered friends? Thanks to their plush designs, animal costumes are usually cute and always cozyperfect for chilly trick-or-treating weather. Is your child interested in looking more creepy than cuddly? Try a shark on for size. Whichever animal you choose, they're sure to rule the animal kingdom.

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New York City mom Rosie of Lollitot provided this photo of her younger daughter, Miss L, as a buzzy bee, with older sister Snow White looking on, in 2012.

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Animals sure do run in Rosie's family, as Miss M was hop to trot as a bunny in this throwback photo.

Chasing FirefliesYour little one will be so cheery in this adorable baby chick ($39.50), available at Chasing Fireflies.

Chasing Fireflies If smaller dinosaurs are scarce this Halloween, your Colossal T. Rex ($79.50 at Chasing Fireflies) can prey on fun-sized candy bars instead.

Costume Express

Make off like a bandit in this fun, furry raccoon costume ($44.99), available at Costume Express.

Costume ExpressYour Halloween will go swimmingly when you dress up in this sleek shark costume ($29.99) from Costume Express.

Pottery Barn Kids

Can you spot the adorable giraffe ($59)? Available at Pottery Barn, it features a fun headpiece that doubles as a neck!

Pottery Barn Kids

Meow! Black cats are de rigueur during Halloween, but your little one will look sweet as can be as this fluffy kitty ($69), available at Pottery Barn.

Rubie'sWe’re batty for this bitty cape, gloves, and booties combo ($19.99), designed by Long Island-based Rubie’s Costumes, and available at Costume Express.


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