The Perks Of The Office

5894704-3x2-940x627Sure, Air Force One ranks right up there. (Ya get a nice leather bomber jacket with your name stitched on- free!) Marine One, too- nice ride for short hops. Camp David, that’s a nice place for a weekend hang. And you can probably score the best table at any restaurant, worldwide. But when you get to snorgle koalas, well, that’s as good as it gets right there.

Bipartisan snorgling with Australian PM Tony Abbott and US President Barack Obama, from Claire M.

Well, SOMEone’s Wearing Their Cranky Pants

[*Note: They’re not really fighting. They’re just a little grumpy. -Ed.]

Why does this little furball sound like a clarinet to me?

From: “The Original Jane.”

Anyone Up For A Nose Boop?

6a010535647bf3970b01a3fd44b737970b-800wiFemale Joey Rosea has decided to say hi to the world, at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in New South Wales, Australia.

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That’s Rosea’s mum, “Wild Child.”

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Rosea is Wild Child’s first bebeh!

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A Koala Sandwich To Go, Thanks

Let’s see, what looks good for lunch today? An Aussie Meat Pie? A Vegemite Sandwich? Hmmmmm…nah, I’ll have a Koala Sammich and a cold bottle o’ chocolate milk, mates!

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Sharon B-C (Western Australia) found thees on Mail Online. Photos by Taronga Zoo, who might just have the best logo ever. EVAH.

Animal Selfies: Sure, Why Not?

The “selfie” craze shows no sign of slowing down- (though maybe they’re done with it at the White House.) These guys want to get in on the action, too!

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(Of course, these aren’t real. They’re part of a National Geographic ad campaign.) Via 123Inspiration.

Mom Taxi XXI: Disneyland Drop Off

[OK, it's 10am. Now you kids have seven hours here at Disneyland. I want you right here in the Koala-Park at 5pm sharp. Everyone have their lunch money and cell phone?]

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From Cats, Ducks & Beavers.

G’day, Toby!

Alicia A. from The Land Down Undah sent this email to us. “We had a young wild koala stay in our gum tree for a couple of days. We named him Toby :) and he was happy to pose for this selfie. All he wanted to do was drink and cuddle!”

["All he wanted to do was drink and cuddle." Now that is the life, my friends. -Ed.]

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Well Hello Then, Mate!

Look at this little snorgler Down Undah. Cute, eh? Of course he/she is.

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Ever hear the expression “Appearances can be deceiving,” Alicia A.? (Turn speakers up–WHOA.)

“Ever wanted to know what a Koala sounds like? It is the Festive Season here in Australia, for everyone clearly! I found this guy strutting down our road after a few too many Gum Leaves!” -Alicia A.

Save the Koala Month Round Up

September means spring time in Australia! And for the koalas, loff is in the air more than usual. You may remember koalas are having a hard time of it and September is Save the Koala Month. The good news is, this spring brings new hope for the cutest symbol of Australia. Aussies love the Cute! Check these links to read how Aussie landowners, wildlife biologists and the government Parliament want their koalas!
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Cute Flavor of the Month: Koalas!

September is Save the Koala Month! When it comes to Koalas it seems that our far away friends are as popular as ever. With their population down over 50% it is time to get the word out now to keep these adorable cuties from becoming endangered. Happily, a lot is being done before it is too late!

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Thanks for the alert and the link to the Australian Koala Foundation from sender-inner Gabrielle C., who tells us,  “There is much cuteness on there, so check it out!  The attached picture was taken over the summer at the Cleveland Zoo’s koala exhibit.”

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