Happy Birfday, Tai Shan!

Happy Birfday to You
You’re now two-plus-two
You’re such a cute panda,
Here’s an ice cake for you!

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And maaaa-neeeee mooooreeee … pictures at The Huffington Post.

Meanwhile, at Bear Automotive…

ncVI3Well, your distributor cap is a little cracked, and your timing belt and spark plugs need replacing.

I should be able to have it back to you by tomorrow, if I can get the parts, that is.

Will that be cash, Robin C. — or do you want us to bill you? (pffft, snort, giggle.)

Polar ‘Tocks

Whose ‘tocks are on displaaaaaay!?

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Yours are!!!

YOUUUURRRRRS ARE!

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Rebecca N. spotted these ‘tocks over at the San Francisco Zoo.

Mini polar bear ventures out of snow cave

ONLY TO FIND UNREALISTIC ANIMAL PRINT BEDDING!

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Jorden C., you are officially a Sthuper Sthender Inner. [Handing you Medal of Honor glazed in kitten tears]

THIS JUST IN: Panda ‘Tocks

Some choice panda shots arrived in the fluffy pink C.O. Mailbag (delivered daily by white swans with tiny mailman hats) today from our Uncle John. :D

First up we have this "HANG IN THERE" Ranger-Rick style poster:

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Next up is: "’Tocks on a Log."

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And lastly, your moment of zen:

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Dude what’s up.

Sure it’s a little gravel-y, but there’s a good view of women’s volleyball.

Alaskan Coastal Brown bear…..2, by Alan.V, spotted by alert Sender-Inner Chief Sister Officer.

Most pandas aren’t worried about the economy

Except the guy lower right with paws up.

He’s screwed.

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Teddy bears…in…space!

According to The Daily Mail Online, the teddeh bears shown below are "the first soft toys to take part in extra-vehicular activity… at such an altitude."

Um, It’s ABOUT TIME!

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Check out Bear Armstrong and Nose Aldrin here.

According to the story: "The teddy bears had to endure temperatures of -53C buthad special spacesuits made by school children from the nearby Parksideand Coleridge community colleges."

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The Ted-astronauts weren’t ALL about fun and games. Scientist Henry Hallam, 21, said: ‘We asked the children to build the space suits for the teddy bears and we monitored the temperatures inside and outside the suits. It was great to involve these young people so they can learn about physics in a different and exciting way."

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This bear threat-down brought to you by Mail Online, sent in by the uber-fabulous Vicki O.

Panda 101

Remember, Son, after you snorf your box of food, use a bamboo toothpick to make sure your teef are clean.

Good, Boy.

Like mom like son by somesai.

Veterans, we salute you!

On behalf of grateful humans everywhere, thank you. [Holding salute]

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