TGIF

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[Been a long week and I’m goin’ to sleep. Right on this dinner plate. Git yer own.]
“My dog Mika taking a nap…on a plate.” -Lorna L.

(Sigh,) No I DON’T Sell Insurance

[Why why WHY does everyone always ask me that???]

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Reddit.

Awesome Shell, Dude!

Fascinating BBC video (plus fantastic bonus British accent narration) of the pecking order of Hermies waiting in an orderly line to get a new home. Thanks to Wendy M.

Flashback Friday: “Psst- U Know Where They Keep The Cheese?”

8(2)From Photolight.co.il, 1964. Credit: Walter Chandoha, National Geographic.

Friday Haiku 2: Snailio Iglesias

PicsArt_1414532921741Crawling up the glass
It is a wonderful tale
To be a small snail

“These are our pet baby garden snails. They love munching on lettuce at night and leaving squiggly slime all over their tank. The mini-shells pull at my heartstrings!” -Jessica F.

[*Distant relative to Tailio Iglesias. -Ed.]

What Cats Really See

Cats see things differently than the rest of us. And now we have the proof to back up that long-standing theory, c/o Cole and Marmalade!

From Neatorama.

Save Those Gibbons, Darn It!

unnamedIntrepid Cuteporter KB took these great photos and writes: “These photos were taken Wednesday at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, CA. They house the rarest group of apes in the Americas, currently 43 gibbons all are on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species list with one species listed as critically endangered. They educate the public about Gibbons and the threats to their survival, and the actions the public can take to protect them.”

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“They advise and assist rescue centers, zoos and veterinary universities all over the world about gibbons. They also support field conservation projects in the countries Gibbons call home – Southeast Asia, South China, Bangladesh, and Northeast India.”

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“It’s all about saving the Gibbons! Swinging from tree to tree, Gibbons are often described as acrobats of the rain forests.

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Friday Haiku: Damselfly

unnamed (1)Climbing up the wall
Peering into the window
Just plain curious

“This little chap flew into our conservatory and seemed a little shy,” says Helen W.

Mom Taxi XXXV: Zoey’s Hoodie

photo1“Check out Zoey chillin’ in Meg’s hood!” -Dak (correct spelling) S. took the photo.

A :68 Second Nonstop Baroo

Just the thing for a quiet Thursday evening, am I right?

From T.O.

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