THIS JUST IN: Giant Gentoo Penguin Terrorizes Tourists!

We’ve got confirmed reports of a huge Gentoo Penguin attacking tourists in Antarctica. This photo by Tim Fisher shows one poor soul literally being picked off like he was a snack. Which…he ended up becoming. More as this develops.

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Spotted by Smedley on NatGeo.

THIS JUST IN: Kazakhstan ResQte NewsFlash!

Cuteporter Wendy Q. has the 411. “Nellie was rescued from the streets in Astana, Kazakhstan, a few weeks ago. She’s now living happily with her new owners and has her own blog. She is fearful of many things at present – especially sudden noises or movement, but has a naturally feisty nature and is adept at plundering socks, gloves and underwear.”

From homeless on the streets of Kazakhstan to having your own website. (AND hoomins who love you!) Congratulations to Nellie!

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THIS JUST IN: Happy 6th Birthday To Maru!

Everyone’s fave Japan-based furball turns 6 today. Let’s celebrate with a collection of the “Best of Maru” from 2012. This video was JUST posted by Maru’s hoomin, moments ago.

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Domo Arigato to Mugumogu, of course.

THIS JUST IN: Oh I’m Sorry—

You were talking to ME?

Submitted FAST by Frîncu M.

THIS JUST IN: Small Miracle In Moore, OK

Just watch.

Thanks to all the Cuteporters who sent this in.

THIS JUST IN: Severe Tornado In OKC

There’s been severe damage and 51 deaths reported after massive tornado activity in Moore, Oklahoma, which is in the Oklahoma City area. CNN reports the tornado was two miles wide. CO hopes everyone in the area is OK, including this little guy. Maeghan Hadley of 1 Day Ranch Rehab and Rescue Center is shown helping out.

According to the Red Cross, the best way to help tornado victims is to donate on the Red Cross site or text REDCROSS to 90999.

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First 2 photos from SFGate.com, taken by Sue Ogrocki, AP. Other photos from the One Day FB page.

THIS JUST IN: Bebeh Goat. Riding A Horse.

WHAT.

Cuteporter Andrew Y. sent this one in. More here.

THIS JUST IN: Dimbi’s Debut

Or, as the Parc Zoologique & Botanique de Mulhouse in France would say, “Voila!”, which literally means, jeepers creepers where’d ya get those peepers?
Dimbi, the blue-eyed black lemur, a critically endangered species (boo, hiss), was born on March 8 (yay!) and just recently made his first public appearance.
See for yourself!

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Can’t…  look…  away…

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And you can see even more about Dimbi over at Zooborns.

THIS JUST IN: Mmmmmm, Bebeh Hoomin!

Mr. Camel seems quite content to nom whatever whoever is in the car.

Spotted on DP&F.

THIS JUST IN: Comfort Dogs Headed To Boston

This MSN story says K-9 Parish Comfort Dogs are soon headed to Boston in the aftermath of the terrible bombing. Quoting the story, “The golden retrievers were brought to Newtown, Conn., to provide comfort to people of the community after the shootings. ‘Dogs are nonjudgmental. They are loving. They are accepting of anyone. It creates the atmosphere for people to share,’ said church president Tim Hetzner.”

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Photo from the K-9 Parish Comfort Dogs FB page.

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