National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Vol. III

A new week means more new stuff from the folks at the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Leading off, a Mom Penguin and her little guys, who are curious about SOMEthing. Imagine that. Photo from Steve Zonka.

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Next, a little featured creature sayin’ hi, from Leonardo Neves.

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And a teeny tiny lizard by Corinne Field.

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Oh Look, A Nat Geo Photo Contest!

Lotta terrific imagery to be found in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, which started last week and ends June 30th. Lesseeee…we’ve got a Peek-A-Boo Owl photograph by Graham McGeorge:

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A High-Five Owl, also by Mr. McGeorge:

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Talking Crabs, by Song-Kanokrattana Netlomwong:

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and Monkey Mother And Child, by Randy Pratt:

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24 Hours Of Cute: Happy Valentine’s Day @ 5:33a PT

No matter what kinda animuhl you happen to be, you can still enjoy Valentine’s Day with the one you loff!

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~Le Creditos~

1. ©JM Labat/Ardea-Caters
2. ©Pablo Cersosimo/Ardea-Caters
3. ©Rolf Kopfle/Ardea-Caters
4. ©Stefan Meyers/Ardea-Caters
5. ©Jagdeep Rajput/Ardea-Caters
6. ©John Daniels/Ardea-Caters
7. ©John Daniels/Ardea-Caters
8. ©Thomas Marent/Ardea-Caters
9. ©M. Watson/Ardea-Caters
10. ©ByFerraro-Labat/Ardea-Caters
11. ©John Daniels/Ardea-Caters

All images spotted on Mail Online. 24 Hours Of Cute: Happy Valentine’s Day continues…

STILL Can’t Figure Out What The Monolith Means

It’s been 13 years since 2001, and these monkeys still can’t make sense of it all. And, hey, Hal? How ’bout those pod bay doors, buddy?

Submitted by KB.

Eh You Look Familiar

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees!”

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Emperor Tamarin Monkey image via Bored Panda.

THIS JUST IN: Strike A Pose!

Don’t just sit there, let’s get to it! Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it!!!

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Quoting Mail Online, “Photographer Simone Sbaraglia, 41, captured the funny scenes on a trip to North Sulawesi, Indonesia, where the monkeys are endemic but critically endangered due to poaching and loss of habitat.”

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(Mouse over the video below to play.)



Photos and vid clip from Mail Online : Caters. Headline from Madonna/S. Pettibone.

Arms on orangutan are larger than they appear

Maybe I am going to hug you, or maybe I am going to mug you!

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Apparently a cheeky macaque kept stealing this orangutan’s fruit! Via Daily Mail on Facebook.

And Then Along Comes Jari

Education Specialist Lucy B. of the Jackson (Mississippi) Zoo wrote us an email, and sez: “Hi there! I work at the Jackson Zoo in Mississippi, and as a super fan of your page, I thought that these pics of our new baby gibbon would be perfect for you. B/C is there nothing cuter? I don’t think so.” [You're right. -Ed]

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“These are pictures of Jari, a female white-handed gibbon born on November 22, 2013. She was a very welcomed early Christmas present. Her parents are Mia and Cookie-Man.” [COOKIE MAN? Great name. -Ed]

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“Unfortunately, Mia doesn’t have a reliable parenting history, so Jari was whisked off to be cared for by the veterinary staff. Our vet tech Donna has the task of feeding her every 2-3 hours, 24 hours a day.” [Donna needs Red Bull. -Ed]

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“Jari is name after the Indonesia word for ‘fingers,’ because as a gibbon she needs to have long arms and fingers to help her swings through the trees. Hope you love her as much as we do!” [Roger that. -Ed]

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“All photos were taken by Chris Todd. You can check out pics on our Facebook page.”

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Title from The Association, man.

Lessee, What IS F-Stop ‘Zactly?

And I don’t even have film in this thing! I need help from The Furrtographer!

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And Don’t Try Any Monkey Business

After that last hand- I’ve got my eyes on you, pal. So deal, already. And quit looking at my cards!

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From The Animal Blog Tumblr.