Friday Haiku Too: TK

Little lost turtle
Ends up in a machine shop
Andrew saves his life

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“Wednesday, one of my coworkers found a tiny turtle in the middle of our metalworking shop…1.25″ long. I found an old 3.5″ floppy disk box to put him in so I could take him to the state park after work. I gave him a cap of water and a popcorn chip. My sister was able to ID him. My son called him “Turtle Kwong,” and TK was soon dropped off near a river at the state park.” -Andrew K.

[NOTE: Here's what a floppy disk box looks like for the kids in the audience. -Ed.]

Wow, Is That A Lot O’ Pandas, Or What?

It really isn’t.

Artist Paulo Grangeon worked with the World Wildlife Fund and others to create 1,600 papier-mâché Pandas to raise global awareness..

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..about the continuing plight of these wonderful blorps.

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Each one of these..

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…represents a single member of the species that is still alive in the wild today.

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Pretty serious when U think on it.

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My Modern Met. More photos here, too.

Gonna Pound This Down RIGHT NOW

Wanna see a bebeh sqwerl chug an entire bottle of Sqwerl Formula in one shot? OF COURSE you do.

WHOA EXCELLENT FAVE FRAME™ BELLEH ACTION:

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As seen on Buzz Lightyear.

Leave It 2 The Beavers!

“Here are orphaned baby beavers Fern & Lily during their first supervised outdoor playtime at ARC for Wildlife in Texas,” says Cuteporter KB.

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“They’re 8 and 9 weeks old and although they’re not siblings, they’re best buds.”
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“These two have just started to chew on willow trees a bit but they’re still babies who need their bottle – as you can see in this photo.”

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“Unlike most orphaned wild animals that rehabbers handle minimally…”

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“…orphaned baby beavers needs loads of attention…”

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“..And they even have temper tantrums when they don’t get their way.”

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Oh Yeah? Try Telling the Chihuahuas

The chihuahua depicted in this photo is real. Any resemblance to a disclaimer is purely coincidental!

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This has Nothing to do With Arbroath and everything to do with the Humane Society of Utah.

Tahoe Update #2!

The Little Bear is named Tahoe, and as you recall, she turned up (unannounced) last month at the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center. Here’s the latest video, plenty of adorabuhl bumbling-tumbling-fumbling, too. Thanks go to KB.

Orphaned Bear Cub at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care from First Tracks Productions on Vimeo.

The Return Of Reckless

People, U will not believe this story. U will need the Kleenex.

What if you lose your puppeh in a hurricane…say, like Hurricane Sandy.

U wait 1.5 years and finally decide to get another puppeh. So U go to the shelter.

They bring in the first dog to meet U……..and guess who it is.

Click.

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From New York Magazine.

Caption THIS: Isme And Dulcie

Cuteporter Elisha says: “This is Isme and Dulcie, my little chihuahuas. This photo really needs a caption.”

OK, let’s have a Friday afternoon caption contest! The Comments Section awaits!

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P.S. from Elisha: “These are both rescues from Support Team Animal Rescue (STAR), a small, all-volunteer non-profit companion animal rescue organization in San Jose, CA.”

So What IS There 2 Do In Parlier, CA?

GLAD U ASKED!

‘Member “Cat House On The Kings?”

They got kittehs there. (Close to Fresno.) Lots of ‘em. Says submitter KB: “Photo was taken just four days ago…this is one of the many kittens taken in by the sanctuary and ready for adoption in the coming weeks.”

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(UPDATED!) Rollin’ Down Undah With Leon Trotsky

[Name refers to a Soviet Dude from way back in the day -Ed.]

edWell, well. Chris P. Bacon, you have a new pal Down Undah! This be Leon Trotsky, and as the last name implies, he can still trot with the best of ‘em. What’s the story here, Kyle B. of Edgar’s Mission? Wait, let’s do the video first. Pigster Prosh.

Updated with Fresh Video!


OK, Kyle. G’hed, mate:

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“We had a little piglet come to us last week that had been accidentally sat on by his mum..”

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“..and broke his pelvis along with his leg.”

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“While we wait for his bones to grow before he can have proper surgery..”

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“…he has a little wheel cart that he uses to get around to keep pressure off his legs.”

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