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Newborn Quokka ACTION

Many thanks to UK Cuteporter Hannah B., still awake at midnight local time, for spotting this Knucklehead-Beyond-Belief Bebeh Quokka on ZooBorns. “I don’t know if you have seen this yet (we hadn’t) but it’s too Cute! Love your site, makes every day happy.”

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So this little maniac is “Meeuk Mia” or just “Mia.”

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Keeper Bec Russell-Cook of the Taronga Zoo (Down Undah) has been hauling Mia around in a pouch, and waking up very early for the first of five daily feedings.

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Photos on ZooBorns by Paul Fahy of the Taronga Zoo.

Don’t Forget Your Daily Quokka Quotient!

And we got it for you, oh yes you bet we do. Click that play button, then scroll down. Awe-inspiring awesomeness. Wait- what?

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From BuzzFeed.

Just Another Quokka Monday, Whoa-Oh (Part II)

A fun follow-up to last month’s Quokka-fest. We dare you not to smile at these little maniacs. DARE ya.

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From So Very Awesome.

Just Another Quokka Monday, Whoa-Oh

We thought you would like to start the week totally discombobulated. Once you see these…..you will be.

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Wowsers!

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We’ve featured Quokkas a time or two. Quokkas are a small marsupial native to a small corner of southwestern Australia. Submitter Nancy K. says “Ooohhh, so cute it will burn your eyes out.”

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Southwestern Australia, eh? I am leaving for there later today.

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Charging the Quantas airfare to Meg. Gotta do what I gotta do.

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Gonna meet me some Quokkas, I am.

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Will file dispatches from Down Under as time permits.

Title inspired by The Bangles.

Quokka Salesman

These leaves are priced to move!


Your Daily Quokka Quota filled by I Waste So Much Time.

Anything Goes Down Undah

You’ve got your Wombats, Traffic Roos, Flying Foxes, Bebeh Goatsters named after tennis greats, your fun-loving Quokkas of course…AND KOALAS DRIVING LAND ROVERS.

You better run, you better take cover.

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More Awesome Sauce from Arne.

Meet The Dibblers

Before I saw this on ZooBorns, I thought that perhaps “Quokka” was the funniest animal name. But that was before..

The Dibbler.

Or, in the case of this first photo, a Stack O’ Dibblers. ZB says The Dibbler is “an endangered carnivorous marsupial.”

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The Perth Zoo bred some Dibblers and then “released them to a fenced area at Whiteman Park, giving them a chance to establish in the absence of foxes and cats, which have likely contributed to their decline in the wild.”

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Top Ten Cutest Photos Of 2014!

shutterstock_80614225It’s already time for the OFFICIAL Cute Overload Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2014. As in year’s past, we stuffed all of the year’s data into a vintage Apple II computer, and these are the results! Yeah, there’s more than ten photos here- some posts had multiple images, dig? Thank you to all our Peeps who sent photos in during the year. (Have a photo you’d like to send in? Here’s all you need to do. One week from today- our Top Ten Cutest Videos.)

#10 Cutest Photo of 2014:
And a Puppy New Year to everyone!

We hope everyone got home safe and sound last night. While it’s still a little early in the US (yawn) it’s time to get back to work with some…Dog Shaming! Great way to kick off 2014!

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Photos from Distractify.com.

#9 Cutest Photo of 2014:
This Is My “No, I DIDN’T Like That” Look, OK?

We think we’re doing them a favor by giving them a bath, with all sorts of warm soapy water, baby talk, (Now who’s the snookums wookums? YOU are), gently toweling them off, and such.

This is a crucial error on our part. The eventual payback is looming, and either we’re gonna get it, or the curtains will.

[Yes, this has the “Impending Doom” tag. -Ed.]

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From The Panda Of Boredom.

#8 Cutest Photo of 2014:
Caturday: My, Milo! What BEEG EYES U Have!

“This is Milo, he’s a rescue we adopted from McHenry Animal Outreach almost four years ago. In this picture he is playing one of our cats favorite games, making the bed. He really hopes you pick him to be a part of Cute Overload!” -Jessica M.

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#7 Cutest Photo of 2014:
Happiness IS A Warm Puppeh

Is THIS one of THE PROSHEST faces EVER? Yes. Yes, it is.

Spotted this little maniac on Arbroath. Their headline is “Groucho Barx.” I really wanted to swipe use their headline- sometimes you just can’t improve on that kinda greatness.

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#6 Cutest Photo of 2014:
Just Another Quokka Monday, Whoa-Oh

We thought you would like to start the week totally discombobulated. Once you see these…..you will be.

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Wowsers!

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We’ve featured Quokkas a time or two. Quokkas are a small marsupial native to a small corner of southwestern Australia.

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Submitter Nancy K. says “Ooohhh, so cute it will burn your eyes out.”

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Southwestern Australia, eh? I am leaving for there later today.

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Charging the Quantas airfare to Meg. Gotta do what I gotta do.

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Gonna meet me some Quokkas, I am.

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Title inspired by The Bangles. Will file dispatches from Down Under as time permits.

#5 Cutest Photo of 2014:
Rats! It’s A Teddy Bear Thing

Several years ago, two women decided to start taking photos of Little Ratsos holding Teddy Bears. As Bored Panda notes, they went viral again a few days ago.

And why not?

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#4 Cutest Photo of 2014:
He’s Gotcha Right Where He Wants Ya

You can’t resist, so just give up now. Not as messy.

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Spotted on Statigram.

#3 Cutest Photo of 2014:
Dogs & Cats Living Together…Mass Hysteria!

Photographer Bert Jonkhans took these terrific shots of Hessel The Labrador Retriever and Hannes The Cat at their home in The Netherlands.

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Submitted by Hilary K. as seen on Reshareworthy.com.

#2 Cutest Photo of 2014:
OK, Time To Break The Interwebs

THIS JUST IN from Dual Cuteporters Tracey M. and Erin D. This female pup (#681) was found September 30th, on Coastways Beach in Northern California between the San Mateo and Santa Cruz county line. WARNING: This is SO Cute- you should be sitting down. If you fall over from The Cute and smack yer head- not our fault. OK- proceed.

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She is now at the Shedd Aquarium after a month-long stay at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Quoting ABC7, “On arrival at Monterey Bay Aquarium, ‘681’ weighed 1.0kg..”

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“…which is tiny for a newborn sea otter, and she had been separated from mom for at least 16 hours,” said Karl Mayer, Animal Care Coordinator for the Sea Otter Program.

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“This meant it was critical that we begin to get calories into her as quickly as possible.”

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Photos from KGO-ABC7 in San Francisco.

#1 Cutest photo of 2014:
Hamster. In A Very Small Sweater.

Roll up the InterTubes and go home. That’s all there is for today. Thanks for coming. Drive safely.

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June T. sent this in, and we are forever in her debt.

Top Ten Archives! (RIP to 2008, MIA and no one knows why)

Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2013
Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2012
Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2011
Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2010
Top Cute Videos of 2010
Ten Most Popular Posts of 2009
Teh Best of Teh Best of Teh Cute 2007

TOP 10 image from Shutterstock.

UPDATED! Welcome To The Taronga Zoo, Mate!

DSCN0376“We were fortunate enough to take a behind-the-scenes tour at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. The Cuteness of the Australian native fauna is off the charts. This Quokka jumped right in front of my husband’s camera!” -Michele G.

UPDATE!

“The ones that were awake just hopped around and seemed to be begging the keeper for carrots (the curious little guy had to hop around a few Echidna to make sure he stayed close to people.) I would have scooped him up and Snorgled him if our guide hadn’t been watching us like a hawk. He told us that he could stop our private tour if we touched a Koala, so I wasn’t going to step too far out of line, even with massive temptation. It took self-control of epic proportions.”

Voila! More Quokka!

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And Now…A C.O. First!!

Wanna know what this raging little maniac is? My first thought was “Quokka.” Nope. When I right clicked on the image, it said:

Pademelon.

Hey, Wikipedia! Help us out!

Pademelons are small marsupials of the genus Thylogale. They are usually found in forests. Pademelons are one of the smallest of the macropods. The name is a corruption of “Badimaliyan,” from the “Dharuk Aboriginal language” of Port Jackson (Sydney region.) Pademelons, Wallabies, and Kangaroos are very alike in body structure, and the names just refer to the three different size groups.

And THAT, my friends, clears THAT up.

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Arbroath.

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