She looks like the head-on collision of a zebra and a giraffe, but she’s 100 percent gorgeous. Meet Kalispell, an okapi born June 27 at the Denver Zoo, one of only a half-dozen okapi zoo births in North America annually for this rare species. But don’t rush to see her yet, Denverites — she’s still under wraps until she gets a bit older. For more, see the Denver Post.
Pug “Jenny” pushes her parasoled babies around Portland, OR.
From Amy S. (AKA “Shugs”), via DListed
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Go ahead and Ju-ump! [sing in David Lee Roth voice]
Exquisite battular find, Teresa C.
Now, in digital 3-D…
THIS KITTAYN! [Floats by on balloon strings]
Another brillo submishe from Nicole G. friend of the Empty Cage Collective.
As part of a week-long series of “The Colbert Report” in Iraq, Stephen “Truthiness” Colbert teamed up with Tom “Niceiness” Hanks to send a USO care package to the troops, complete with Tang, ice cream — and a puppy! See the whole hilarious skit here (and skip to 3:22 for the puppyness!)
Size doesn’t matter, you know. It’s true.
Kittens are kittens, and boxes are boxes. (CBS/AP)
After a tiger cub in a German zoo was rejected by its parents, it was adopted by a family of annoying photographers from the Associated Press, who assigned Bessie, their pet Dachshund, to interview it. Bessie’s six-part series with the tiger cub will air on European TV in June, with American syndication and a book tour to follow.
What a rotten way to start your life: Separated from your mom, chased by wild dogs, a state trooper thinks you’d be better off dead, and worst of all, you gotta move to Wisconsin. But thanks to some kind Alaskans, it’ll be a happy ending all the same for this moose calf. Full story and more pics at the Los Angeles Times.