THIS JUST IN: Pup Adopts Noisemakers

According to The Telegraph, when a tiger mom in a Russian zoo rejected her three cubs, a white Swiss Shepherd dog named Tallim stepped in to nurse them. Now the screechy cubs have their bellies full — and are giving their new mom quite an ear full.

This Just In! Camilla’s Koala Kerfuffle

I say, well well well! What ho, koala.


Right, Charles. You don’t suppose it might be tea time now, do you?


Charlie, it is positively tea time I do think. Are you even listening to me?


For the last time, Charles. Is it or is it not time we should be having our tea!


There are times when one requires a spot of tea. And this is one of those times!


This calls for drastic measures now. Lady needs a wee cuppa teaaa!


Pardon me, anyone, would a sherry be out of the question!


Keep Calm and Koala On! Via Buzzfeed.
The royal pair were in Australia this week as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

This Just In: Twins ResQte™

According to the Mail Online, these identical twin sisters, one abandoned by her mother and one lost stray from her, er, anyway whatever, were miraculously reunited! One is Kitty and one is Buttons but we can’t tell them apart!


These two are much better than the presidential debate, alert Sender-Inner Ragnhild K.

THIS JUST IN: Panda Physical

The sixth panda cub born at the San Diego Zoo, born July 29, gets the very best in medical attention, an experience not unlike getting probed by space aliens, if his noisy reaction is anything to go by.

THIS JUST IN: Rented Legs

The Bronx Zoo recently unveiled a baby flamingo chick, and their lucky video camera was there to capture its awkward first attempts to stand. Wh-whoa!

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More details at The Gothamist.

THIS JUST IN: Bobcat Rescue

Crews fighting the recent Chips Fire near Lake Almanor, CA found a furry refugee: a lost female bobcat cub wandering dazed beside the road.


The cub, nicknamed “Chips,” was turned over to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care group, where volunteers will nurse her to health before releasing her safely into the wild.


Photos via USDA on Flickr. Story, more photos at sfgate.com.

THIS JUST IN: Pouch Pals

Orphaned and lost, Anzac the kangaroo was rescued by Wildabout Wildlife Rescue Centre in Australia. And that’s where the five-month-old joey met Peggy, an orphaned wombat.


The pair have become inseparable friends, cuddling up inside the same pouch.


Story and pics from the Herald Sun, Australia.

THIS JUST IN: Kute Klinging Koala

This is the story of a koala so adorable, he could only be called Crescent Head Jimmy. Orphaned in 2009 and weighing less than two pounds, Jimmy was rescued by Koala Hospital Port Macquarie, who raised him and returned him to the wild. Years later, a collection of his photos became a Internet sensation.




More kuddly koala kuteness on Australia’s Facebook page.

THIS JUST IN: White Tiger Cubs

Ukrane’s Skazka Zoo welcomed four screeching, stumbling, sloppy bundles of rare white tiger, of which only 100 are thought to be left in the world. They may have picked up their messy eating habits from Mom (see end of video).

THIS JUST IN: Mini-Me(erkat)s!

The baby meerkats at West Midland Safari Park’s African Village are one year old now, but here’s what they looked like when they were a bit younger. Look sharp for major yawnage (0:30) and faw-down-go-boom action (0:48)!