Caturday: Imani Beans

unnamed“This is the lovely Imani who resides at the Cincinnati Zoo with her mate, John. She’s got some very impressive Toe Beans!” -Cathy O’ B.

Lion King Toesday

DSC_0325[1]“Hi! I visited the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Saturday the 9th. It was about 90 degrees out, so these lions were relaxing in the shade. Major Lion Toebean action here!” -Photo by Allison C.

Happy Father’s Day!

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Submitted by Jon S. as seen on “Tamboko the Jaguar’s” Flickr.

2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

Some tremendous photography on display for the The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist, as reported on My Modern Met and Mail Online.

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Almost 140,000 entries were received, competing for prizes in pro and open groups.

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Winners will be announced in March and April. Images making the shortlist go on display in the UK in May.

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Photo Creditos from MMM:
1) © Chin Boon Leng, Singapore, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Nature & Wildlife subcategory.
2) © George Logan, UK, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Campaign subcategory.
3) © Hasan BagÌlar, Cyprus, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Nature & Wildlife subcategory.

Need Your Tree Hauled Away?

If your tree is STILL sitting by the curb and you need it taken away, Zuri -N- Safina Christmas Tree Removal can DO! Just give them a call and they’ll be over right away. They might stay for awhile, though.

Video from the Linton Zoo in the UK, and submitted by Pudding.

Car-L’s Close Encounter Of The Lion Kind

Remember a couple days ago we told you about how an Aussie Sea Eagle swiped a camera meant for monitoring crocs? Well, here’s sort of a sequel. Photographer Chris McLennan stuck a fancy (and we hope a sturdy) Nikon onto “Car-L,” a hopped-up little buggy like the one in Toy Story, and then drove him straight over to meet some lions in Botswana.

Car-L got their attention. Car-L will need some body work.

“MINE MINE ALL MINE” FAVE FRAME!

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As spotted on the mighty Digital Trends.

Autumn’s Whiskers

Autumn is a lion,
Batting leaves across the ground,

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Chasing leaves around and around,

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Clawing leaves like a rake,

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Hissing like the sound leaves make,

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Turning, crunching, tumbling at play,

Lion around brown and gray.

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Sender-Inners Shelley C. and Smedley, via Daily Mail

Great Scot!

You see this man? This man is Scottish. This man is brdrdrrrave.

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He SMILES in the face of DANGERDRDR.

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Ferdrocious DANGERDRDR!

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RDRAAAWDRDR!

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“Personally, I couldn’t stay mad at anyone with a Scottish accent, but I’m also not a “ferocious beast”. She’s all, “Fear me — rarrgh!” And we just laugh and say aww!” -Jennie M.
Karis was born September 10, 2013 and is the second lion cub to be born at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland. Via Daily Mail.

It’s Your Day Big Fella, Sleep In

The Lion King should take it easy on Father’s Day.

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Photo 1: “Lazy lions in Kruger Park. They own the bush!” -Judith R. Concept by Smedley.
Photo 2: Photo by Mike Krom/Caters News for Mail Online.

Yo Digger, Let Me Check Your Molars!

Take a look People! Bonedigger is a five year old lion, and Milo is a seven-year old Dachshund. It seems that Bonedigger was born with a bone disease, and as a result, Milo took him under his wing paw. Get all the deets here.

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All photos by Barcroft USA, and submeeted by Fleurdamour and several keen-eyed Cuteporters.

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