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Instagram-famous vet Dr. Evan Antin treats exotic animals... and cute puppies and kittensby Nathalie Basha

WATCH:  Sure, veterinarian Dr. Evan Antin sees his fair share of puppies and kittens at his job (swoon) but that's not why he suddenly went Instagram viral in 2016. Maybe you've seen his page before. Chances are, you have. In the span of 48 hours, Dr. Antin gained over 100,000 new followers. Why?

Because Dr. Antin treats animals like this: Jack, a seven-foot-long Asian Water Monitor with a bite force that could rip your face off. He's an exotic animal and wildlife vet, meaning his patients are often rare animals. 

And if we're being totally honest, his following has a lot to do with Dr. Antin's sex appeal. But he says it doesn't bother him too much that a vast majority of his followers are not there for the, ahem, animal education.

And that's his main goal: to spread awareness and appreciation for all animals. Many of his posts focus on medical facts, conservation, cautionary tails (sorry, pun) or just straight-up adoration for Earth's creatures.