THIS JUST IN: An Epic Baroo

Boys and Girls! Your Glossary word for today is ‘Baroo.’

BAROO [BAH-ROO] (noun) (sound effect) A common animal look expressing: “Whut the…?” Frequently accompanied by a head tilt and/or wrinkled brow.

That’s the lesson for today, Teresa H.

Theo Later, Alligator

After 4 years of delighting us with hilarious interjected quips, wrangling redonkulous Glossary terminology, shouting ‘YAY‘ at just the right moment, tagging posts with oh-so-helpful tags like “Do the Funky Fennec“, diligently tending to our commenting audience with the precision of a Japanese Bonsai Gardener, and writing posts about his favorite Marmalade kittehsencores, and  Reality Casual Fridays, Theo will be leaving his fluffy post at Cute Overload to tackle a new job in Intelligence Analysis, in the United States Army. His last day is April 26th.

No we’re not kidding—we couldn’t think of a more different job either—what will his new role be?

Will Theo be saluting his superiors with “Okey Dokes, Then! (SIR!)”? Will he be appropriating kittens for Top Secret Snuggling? Will his Basic Training include ADVANCED BLEENING? Specialist Teho will have to report back and tell us when he gets there, as an embedded Army Cuteporter.

Theo joined the C.O. team in early 2006. He started as a fan of the site but soon became the perfect fit on our team. We can’t imagine Cute Overload without him and his gynormous contribution to this site. With his snarkiness set on stun, Theo helped make Cute Overload a place we all love to come back to. So Peeps, please join me in thanks, before he leaves to salute his new officers, let’s salute him! FOUR MORE YEARS! FOUR MORE YEARS!oops, wishful thinking.

THANK YOU, THEO. Best wishes for a fulfilling, safe new job. We will miss you!

All our love, support and admiration,

Meg and the Cute Overload team

Theo sitting on giant Fergus Falls otter head

THIS JUST IN: “Tugboat” the bebe Pug

[To the tune of 'Hello Mudder, Hello Faddah']

Hello Earflaps
Hello Tailio
Greetings from the
Photo Studio
Lil’ ‘Tugboat’—under his spell
It looks like he stuck his schnozzle in an inkwell

Credit goes to Sender-Inner Sharon C. and Charity Lynne Photography.

THIS JUST IN: A Dik-Dik schnozzle

Dik-Diks are African mini hoofers who run around the plains delighting everyone who sees them. I hadn’t noticed before, but they also have spectacular little Tapir-like schnozzles! Check it!

The cutest animal… by mistca and Eyelashes Antelope by mikel.hendriks

THIS JUST IN: Pocket Bun Warmer

Sure you’re warm, but are you WARM ENOUGH? Wouldn’t an extra degree or two of heat make your couch-potato-ing that much better?

In these cases, you should really try…a POCKET BUN!

Christine S., you’re making us feel all warm inside.

This Just In: Musical Maru!

Quick – someone grab Winston and a cowbell!

THIS JUST IN: Finger-sized bunny behbehs

Alert Cute-porter Johanna S. just alertly alerted us of these delightful, bunnular behbehs. Wait until you see the scale of them!

She says they’re all up for adooooooption! [singsong]

THIS JUST IN: Spotted Licorice Whatzit

It’s not a whatzit, it’s a baby tapir, with the kind of nose-snout-mini-trunk thingie, and the stripey-spotted fuzzy outsides, and it was born last January at the San Diego Place With the Buildings With the Animals In Them and the Stuff.

Sent by Marilyn T. over at NatGeoNewsWatch! with the e-mail and the whatever. Photo by Ken Bohn.

THIS JUST IN: Air Noms

Caught mid-air and sent to us by the fabulous May-Li K.

THIS JUST IN: HOVERHOG

Hoverhog flies over this great land, searching for toilet paper tubes WITH HIS BEADY EYES OMG

Mr T’s hedgehog by phrenophile.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 13,965 other followers