Anybody Wanna Snorgle A Bebeh ‘Roo?

Got one right heah. Got grabby hands n’ everything.

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From Imgur.

Wondering If You’d Like 2 Order One Of Our Magazines?

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Cats, Beavers & Ducks.

Ever Hoid Of A “Tree Kangaroo?”

Via ZooBorns comes the deets on the birth of a Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo, a bebeh female joey named Holly. She arrived at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence RI. last fall.

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Quoting ZB: “The Matschie’s Tree Kangaroo is indigenous to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea.”

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“It is estimated that there are less than 2,500 tree kangaroos left in the wild, because of factors like habitat loss due to logging and mining, as well as hunting.” :(

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Leave It To Australia~

..to come up with those new animated Traffic Lights we’ve been hearing about. No more boring RED..YELLOW..GREEN.

Just LEFT…or RIGHT. (Oh, and have a G’day!)

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Pinterest.

Flashback Friday

A kangaroo’s dream come true!!!

In the 1950s, Mr. George Nissen, inventor of the trampoline, jumped on a trampoline with a kangaroo in Central Park, New York.

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As a publicity stunt to introduce the trampoline, Nissen hired a kangaroo for a photoshoot in Central Park, New York. The stunt was a success. He started bouncing at one end of the trampoline to get the kangaroo bouncing at the other. Then Nissen timed his jumps so he and the kangaroo would be in mid-air together for the photos.

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Source: Boston.com, The New Yorker, various. Not Boing Boing, strangely!

More Australian ResQte Action!

Cuteporter Natasha F. spotted these photos (all by Mark Smith) as seen on The Guardian.

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These little friends were rescued after the bushfires in Victoria, Australia.

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Same situation that these guys faced.

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Chris Litchfield and Marcus Ward took care of these little guys.

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Teacher’s Pet?

Oh hai Mrs. Krebs, remember me? Wallabeena Hopper! You were my pouch teacher in 3rd grade. Well, whaddaya think of me now?

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“Being a zookeeper, I’m lucky to work with all kinds of cute animals. Hunter, a certified pouch expert, examines my ‘pouch.’ (I’m about six months pregnant in this photo.) If you’re wondering, I passed! (I may or may not have bribed my examiner with apples.)” - Lauren E.

White Down Under Roos

We’ll be brief. We’ve never seen a white roo hopping around with a leaf in its mouf before…

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Crikey, we’ve never even seen a white roo! Have you?

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This is Nala, the albino kangaroo joey at Germany’s Duisburg Zoo. Thanks to sender-inner Jennifer C., via Spiegel.

Ah, Let’s Knock Off Early Guys

It’s quarter ’til five, the weekend is here and I’m pooped. First round’s on me!

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National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013 entry by Graham McGeorge.

Is It…HOT ENOUGH For Ya?

While part of the USA midwest is dealing with SNOW (checks calendar, it’s only May) it’s been a TAD on the warm side in the San Francisco Bay Area. These guys at the SF Zoo are soaking up the solars and don’t seem to mind the temp one bit. [Say like Cliff Claven:] “Ah, little SPF 15′ll do the trick.”

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Submitted by Mollie at SF Weekly. Photos creditos: 1)Marianne Hale/SF Zoo. 2) and 3) May Woon/SF Zoo.