THIS JUST IN: Bebeh Croquet Mallet

Hedgehogs beware: SeaWorld Orlando is caring for a pair of Caribbean flamingo chicks, hatched last month. Still covered with fluffy white down, the bebehs will get their adult pink feathers in about three years.


Story, more cuteness via SeaWorld.

Dog Save the Queen

Let it be hereby decreed, Corgis are cute! Anyone who says otherwise shall be banished from the kingdom forevah!

Also, Corgis are royal, and you are not.


A spot of tea and thee.


I say rathah cute don’t you think. Quite, quite.


Humph.


Harrrumph.


Harrruuuuuuumph.


Smashing!


Cheers to all our British peeps celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee! These crowning moments were brought to you by Getty Images, Andrew C./AFP, and Kim S., who says Sookie the pup isn’t really sad, she just looks that way…

THIS JUST IN: Barrelin’ Baby Bison

Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo welcomed a new bison calf May 16, their first bison birth since the 1970′s. After tentatively exploring her surroundings (and a lunch break), the little lady’s ready to start her own personal stampede. Yeeeee-haw!

All tuckered out now:


Full story, more pics at The Huffington Post.

THIS JUST IN: Baby Rhino Side-eye

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes its newest baby, a white rhino calf born May 9. The boy, the fourth birth for mom Kenda, doesn’t have a name yet, but does have a start on his horn nubule.


HORN-NUBULE-HANCE!


Full story, more photos at the Disney Parks Blog.

THIS JUST IN: Baby’s First Climb

According to the YouTube uploader’s notes, this baby orangutan at the L.A. Zoo climbed off her mother’s back for the very first time as this video was taken.

Spontaneous opera FaveFrame™!

THIS JUST IN: Look What the Cat Brought Home

KSBW in California is reporting a fawn born on a Pacific Grove home’s welcome mat. Talk about your mat-ernity ward. Be sure to wipe your feet!


We posted this as soon as we herd, Barbara C.L.

THIS JUST IN: Grazin’ Gallopin’ Giraffe

The new baringo giraffe calf at the Bronx Zoo just took her first steps out with mom, and she’s already getting busy — grazin’ in the grass, practicing with her new tongue, and galloping off on an impromptu butterfly hunt.

FaveFrame™!

THIS JUST IN: Perturbingly Petite Pup

Preciously petite or perilously puny? That’s the question for Milly, the three-month-old chihuahua from Puerto Rico who, at only two and a half inches tall, could set the Guinness world record as the world’s smallest dog.


The current record holder is Boo Boo, a Chihuahua from Kentucky weighing 5.9 ounces.


Full story, more pics at stylist.co.uk.

THIS JUST IN: Rescued Otter Pup

When residents of Port Heiden, Alaska, found an orphaned otter pup stranded on Meshik Beach, they cared for him overnight until the Alaska Sealife Center could take over. The pup, named Meshik, is now healthy and enjoying formula and clams.


Full story at The Huffington Post.

THIS JUST IN: Piglet Checks In

A hotel in Honolulu got an unusual guest last week: A lost and lonely piglet named Pukalani. According to the Hawaiian Humane Society, Pukalani just wandered into the hotel lobby, but nobody knows how she got there. Since she’ll grow pretty big, the Humane Society hopes to find her a foster home with lots of space.

Just steer me clear of the luau, that's all I ask.
Photo credit: Hawaiian Humane Society. Story by king5.com.