We cut now to our roving NTM-Cam at the 2010 California State Fair, where two-day-old Sproingy McUnpredictablesons is playing his favorite new game, “Fake the Cameraman.” Bonus SimulTail™ action at 0:34!
Donkey up top, stripey down below. It’s a rare Zedonk, a cross between a zebra and a donkey born last Monday at Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Georgia.
This little orphan isn’t a huge manatee, but she will be, thanks to the round-the-clock care of Sea World, which has rescued 23 manatees in 2010. The park hopes to return her to the wild once she’s big enough.
Nice work, Nick G. and everyone at Sea World.
Update: Scroll down for video! Thanks, X-girl!
Note: Objects in mirror may be prosher than they appear.
Photo credit: francolaria
“Goodness, honey, (slurp) you’re just as dry as a (slurp) little ol’ piece of sandpaper, (slurp) I do de-clay-yuh! Are you (slurp) wearing enough sunscreen, dearie?”
Tonguetastic Christina S. shot this one.
Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the alarm clock from Hell. Obviously, this kitty would never run around and desert you — he can’t even RickRoll out of bed.
Listen, sorry to bother you while you’re eating, but I was filling out your feeding chart just now, and my pen seems to have fallen into your mixed greens. And that was kind of my favorite lime green Flair felt-tip, probably wouldn’t agree with you anyway, so if you’ll hold still for a moment, I’ll just reach in and…
You know, on second thought, you go ahead. Really, that’s fine.
From the National Geographic Picture of the Day, courtesy of Marilyn T.
SNÖRG stacking pets enliven any home, yet stack neatly away when not in use. Available in assorted colors (grey/tan pictured). Also available: HÖP stacking bunny, SQUËK stacking mouse, MÏCRÔB stacking single-celled organism.
Can I borrow your Allen wrench, Robin R.? (via here)
“… nine hundred and ninety eight, nine hundred and ninety nine, one thousand!”
“OK, did all you mice find a hiding place? Good, now stay there and let me sleep.”
We’d let a cutie like Isabella find us every time, Jessica C.