Whole Lotta Blorpin’ Goin’ On

6a010535647bf3970b01a3fd2121a5970b-800wiAccording to ZooBorns, “On April 24, France’s ZooParc de Beauval welcomed a male Manatee who weighed 55 pounds at birth!” And look at THAT SMILE!

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Also quoting ZB: “All three species of Manatees (South American, West Indian, and West Africa) are listed as Vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.”

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Photos par ZooParc de Beauval.

Comments

  1. doomchild says:

    This blorpitude is just too moishe! Look at all the wrinkles, the nosicle and all the white fuzz (especially on photo 2)! Adorbz!

  2. Smartypants says:

    Yes, and that big paddle tail – who knew?

  3. Saffron says:

    500 pounds of vegetables a day? Oof, that is a lot of roughage. :D

  4. Rachael says:

    I just looked up the word “blorp” in my Funk& Wagnall’s and sure enough, there was a picture of a manatee. That same picture appeared under the word “adorable.” :)

  5. 260Oakley says:

    Launch the blorpedos!

  6. JenDeyan says:

    Blorpy babehs are the best!

  7. 6rabbits says:

    Everytime I hear the word “manatee” or see a photo, I think of this :-)

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VpD8cktegwY&feature=kp

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