And they’re really tiny.
(“Hi, C.O., this is a Mini Gecko on Kefalonia, a fabulous Western Greek Island. All the best, Bogi.”)
And they’re really tiny.
Kudos to the guys at Monterey Bay Aquarium for their series on Otter #696, which we have been running since the start of Sea Otter Awareness week on the 20th. In our concluding chapter, Surrogate Mom Rosa shows #696 how to forage for food- it’s not like he can just swim on up to In and Out Burger!
(Also thanks to MBA’s Daphne K. for her timely emails.)
‘Member this video from the middle of the month?
So leave it to the masterminds over at The Big J to raise the stakes a bit higher. Or larger. The same transport company in the above video has decided to deposit a giant black cat inside Shinjuku Station this week. Quoting the ever-vigilant RocketNews24: “The big cat will be ‘awake’ and spitting out 72 different presents at Shinjuku Station’s Metro Promenade from 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. every day until 4 October. After that, he goes on tour, stopping at ten locations around the country, like a giant, furry, four-legged, off-season Santa with presents for furballs.”
A Santa…with furballs. Let’s think on that one.
Jackie Sparrow is a flying fox who recently met actor Johnny Depp while he was filming in Australia! Adam Cox of Wakaleo Animal Channel sent us this terrific video, and images by Dean Morgan Photography/Rachael Wasiak.
Trish Wimberley from the Australian Bat Clinic (site appears to be wonky at the moment) introduced the pair while the latest “Pirates Of The Caribbean” film was shooting near her rescue center on the Gold Coast. Johnny expressed his love of bats and offered to sponsor the little one as it undergoes rehabilitation at the clinic, after losing contact with it’s mother during a heavy storm.
Donations can be made via their Facebook page! Remember: Never touch wild bats unless you are vaccinated and are trained to handle them. If you see a bat that needs assistance, call a local wildlife group as soon as possible.
[I prayed for a Brother Kitteh and they ended up bringing home a Slobberknocker LABRADOR the size of Vermont. I don’t even know what a ‘Vermont’ is, but he’s that big. So I’m hungry and gonna give this pitiful prayer thing one more shot before I take drastic measures- like climbing up the living room curtains. They think I don’t know how to do that.]
Yes, Tortoises can have Toebeans. Kinda. “Russell the Tortoises Toes. Submitted by Ron and Carol P. of Phx, AZ.” (Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android.)
[*UPDATE 1:00pm PT: Thanks to Gizmo for today’s top header, and to everyone who entered!
Time for another edition of Headline THIS- featuring an apparently highly caffeinated puppeh named Cookie:
“Hello Cute Overlords, Here are some pics of my Pom-Chi ‘Cookie’ who is a little princess living the dream in Seychelles.” – Chantale B.
Write up your best header, and we’ll post our fave about 1pm PT! Good luck!
Another C.O. Hall of Famer gets his own Trading Card! Milo is #20 in our series: more C.O. Trading Cards here! (Click Milo below for C.O. Super-Size™!)
Bebeh Octopi coming online! Ehn!
(Thank you Eve S.)
It looks like Dingo The Kitteh is just gonna pass on today. Seeya tomorrow, Big D. From Mari L.