Welcome Back From The Long Weekend!

Panda CubWe thought you’d like a Panda to get the week going. From Flickr user Marc B.

I Want This BAMBOO

[And I want it NOW!]

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ふわふわパンダ!(Fluffy Panda!)

The video is outstanding- just nothing but furry bellehs rolling around munching out on bamboo.

But….

…make sure you turn the speakers up. The music is bizarre just as good, if not better than the video, er, movie.

YouTube says: “Original music ‘Fluffy Panda!’ by Sera Amagi, song and lyrics, and Anpan_Ogura, composition, with movies by mrpenta.

Yeah, Those Are Panda Puppies

The owner of these puppies in Yancheng, Jiangsu, China says six little guys were born last month and half of them looked just like…PANDAS. This story was originally seen on the trusty RocketNews24 but we went further, over to ChinaNews.com- and got this most helpful report. (Photos originated there too.) This should explain everything. Maybe.

“Yancheng three puppies Resembling panda Meng turned everyone. [Lead] black eye, black ears, chubby physique, occasionally eat leaves, you see not the giant pandas, which are less than a month newborn puppies. Recently, Jiangsu Yancheng resembles a panda’s three dogs became a star, their sprouting state attracted residents.”

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It’s Mine! MINE!

Get your own hypnosynthetic stereophrenic magical pleasure orb!

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This Snow Thing Ain’t So Bad After All

….if you happen to be Giant Panda Da Mao at the Toronto Zoo!

As seen on VVV.

With All That Blorp, Who Needs A Sled?

Check out this Chubbular Panda at the Toronto Zoo (is it Er Shun or Da Mao?)- it’s all downhill from here on! (Note: doesn’t appear to be any sound on this clip.)

Submitted by A. W.

My Wake Up Make-Up

This why emo pandas shouldn’t fall asleep with makeups on.

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“A baby panda named ‘Yuan Zai’ peers out from its crib at the Taipei City Zoo in Taipei, Taiwan, on August 26, 2013.” Via Hungeree.com

THIS JUST IN: It’s A Girl! (Updated!)

Panda-monium (I know it’s a cliché, but it fits, yo) at the National Zoo this morning, folks. According to the Zoo’s FB page, “Genetics confirmed that our panda cub is a girl! Further, the paternity analysis shows that her father is Tian Tian.”

Baby Panda

Another assist from Cuteporter Nicole, who is driving through Virginia while battling with Siri on her iPhone. (“Siri is not good with commands to attach videos.”) Washington Post photo sent in by Jennifer K.

PS- Check the Panda Cam here- but give it a minute, the whole world is watching.

THIS JUST IN! The Long National Wait Is Almost OVER

Tomorrow morning, The Smithsonian’s National Zoo will be announcing the sex and paternity of their new panda cub! We will bring you the latest info, natch.

FAVE FRAME: WHAT. IS. THAT?

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(Thanks to Maniac Cuteporter Nicole K., who is apparently highly caffeinated and is gonna stay up all night for this.)