Nobody Understands Goth Guinea, Either

Oh, kindred soul — while others mock you, I too have faced the abyss, stared into the swirling vortex of despair from which no ray of hope escapes, in which we all are doomed to…  to…  sa-a-a-ay, that’s a really cute top in that ad there…

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Wait, now I’ve lost my train of thought… what was I doing?  Oh yeah — playing!

Nothing says “soul-crushing angst” like the name “Darklord Nibbles,” Laurie C.

Say!

Say you guys!

Say!

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[Close up of 'Say!' action]

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Marmoset There’d Be Days Like This, Magnus O. from Stockholm, s

Nuthin’ like a smooshed muzzlepowsche and a berne

You’re good for the afternoon.

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Special thanks to Moose On Morton Shot by Anne-Lise Q.

Vintage Baroo?

We take you now to 1943, where this mascot of an army cookhouse (how’s that for a choice assignment?) is getting all cleaned up to meet General Douglas MacArthur himself.  Oops, wait — we’re getting word he left already.

But ... but ... he said he would RETURN!

See full image at Flickr Commons.

Dis Just In, Yah: Red Panda Triplets

The Red River Zoo in Fargo, ND had a blessed event that’s about 1.5 times more blessed than usual: A rare set of red panda triplets.  And if that wasn’t enough, the mother was tracking down a murder/kidnapping suspect in a tan Ciera the whole time she was pregnant, dontcha know.

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And You’ll Need to Crank It to “Full Kitten” When Bill O’Reilly’s On

At last, something to make watching cable news bearable: “Happy Time” cuteness-in-picture.  Caution: May not be effective against Jim Cramer or Glenn Beck.

Wow, this is even better than Relax-O-Vision, Dan Z.

Happy Surrogate Male Guardian’s Day

Traditionally in June, we honor male parents, guardians and caregivers with a special awareness day to celebrate the pro-active, nurturing support they provide.

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Many male caretakers are choosing nontraditional family paradigms, such as this Rottweiler, who coexists in an adoptive interspecies relationship with this wolf cub.

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We utilize this day to celebrate the diversity inherent in these alternative parenting lifestyle choices, to replace negative stigmas with positive flapdoodle, and ensure toenail raspberry crankle gleep blarble mumbity flark gobblety shrdlu.

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Holistically sender-innered by Jacob K.

Father’s Day salute to the Seahorse

Let’s all give it up for the male seahorse. He’s the only species on the planet in which the male carries the babies.

Oh yeah, AND he can get knocked up again within 24 hours of giving birf. Schweet.

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Happy Father’s Day, little Dude. Plaintive was photographed by Cynner_SF.

Slow Loris, Slow Nomming

We’ve featured slow loruseses with their bananas before, but with this close up, you can almost see the slothful kronching. Check it he’s all:

“Nom.                           nom.                               nommity.

nooooommmm.” [hours pass]

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Slow Loris, Borneo – close-up by One more shot Rog.

Caturday Night’s Alright for Snugglin’! [Sing in Elton John voice]

Caturday night’s alright, alright alriiiiiiight

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Oooooh
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Oooooh

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Sigmund and 1 of his 3 sisters by bhermans.