It is a known scientific fact that cuteness protects prehistoric animals from extinction.
When I was in 8th grade shop class I used the terrifying band saw to cut out a cat shaped doorstop that my parent's still have holding a door open in their house. The next year they got rid of the band saw because it was far too dangerous. Last cat doorstop ever!
When I was in Mrs. Nakagawa's 8th grade Home Ec class in, um, a long time ago, we learned to make a bao of some sort but they were just boring looking. I wonder if I could have gotten extra credit by making mine look like a dinosaur. It's time to get back to my middle school steamed bun chops. I need to eat some pork filled bunnies!