Ssssh, I gotta tell you…

Shhhhhhh! Come closer!

[Looks around to see if anyone is listening, claws grip tightly to branch]


Cutest Koala, originally uploaded by Erik K Veland.

I must… tell you something! Ssssshhhh!

Look into my beady eyes!

Koala

You…

you…

complete me!

Closeup

Ahn, thanks, Lil’ KoalaPants!

Hey, Baby—how YOU Dune?

Know then, that is is the year 10191. In this time, the most precious substance in the universe is the spice Melange.  The spice extends life. The spice expands consciousness. The spice softens hands while you do dishes.  The spice exists on only one desolate, dry planet in the entire universe, guarded by the fearsome giant sand-llamas.

OH HAI I CAN HAS FREMEN KTHXBYE

If you walk without rhythm, you won’t attract the worm, Amanda L.

P.S. the space-time continuum has been breached! This is the FIRST time a photo has appeared on both Cute Overload AND UGLY OVERLOAD OMG PONIES!!1! – Ed.

The Patagonia—WHUUUUUUUT?

The Patagonia CAVY is new to me.

I’ve never even HEARD of such an anipal. And even so, here he is! Ready for a tiny-eared closer look…

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Let’s see. ‘tocks look quite good [nose up in air]

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Please note this species has mini-clawsitude, snorfy leeps and small-ish ears [peering over glasses to note on clipboard]

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They also obvy adore lounging on jean-pannnts and receive weekly mani-pedis.

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And, can DISAPPROVE WITH THE BEST OF ‘EM!

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Sender-Inner Heather N. Photographer Third Jane.

You Otter Be In Pictures

And now here’s an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Modern Otter magazine’s annual swimsuit edition.  This year, legendary Portuguese photographer Salão do Invernos leads his models and crew to the exotic beaches of Yorkeys Knob, Australia.

Ahhh, ees perfect spot!
oh dear, originally uploaded by flurokitty.

Here we get a rare glimpse of Salão’s unusual "over the shoulder" shooting technique.

You are no doubt amazed by my raw talent, yes?
IMG_4981, originally uploaded by flurokitty.

In a tense moment, creative differences erupt between the photographer and crew.

I am the photographer!  I OUTRANK YOU!
IMG_4989, originally uploaded by flurokitty.

Later, Salão suffers another setback when he discovers he forgot to put batteries in the camera.

Well, so much for my Pulitzer!
IMG_5011, originally uploaded by flurokitty.

Thanks to oh-so-stylish sender-inner Ann M.

BLORRRP!

BLOOOP!


my new best friend, originally uploaded by ohleah.

BLOPPP!


another seal friend, originally uploaded by ohleah.

BLOOOOHP!

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close up of smiley seal, originally uploaded by ohleah.

Blorp, bloop, blop, blohp, Leah C. You heard me.

Answer: A Drunken Safari

Question: What do you get when you take African animals, delicious fruits, and good ole fermentation?

Whoever did the sound effects for this movie is a GEEEEENNNIUS! [singsong] Jaimie R., hic!

This might also be a good time to remind you of another redonk Safari over in Kenya (thanks Megan D.)

Sunday Snork

According to Sender-Inner Cammie C., all the other giraffes at the zoo were happily snorfing down pellets while this gal snorked a pole.

Mmmm, salty McTimberssons! Snork snork snork.

Snorking

Giraffe leeps are so great—check out the bendy-back action.

SNORK-HANCE!

Snorked

Cammie C., and everyone out there, have you snorked today?

With a little nom

…we can work it out

we can make this whole damn thing work out

with a little nom, we can lay it down

Can’t you feel this website exploding? [Sing in Sir Paul McCartney voice]


5-2-08 240a, originally uploaded by ron.mamie.

XTreme Cute Overload Nom Close-Up [XCONCU]:

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Sender-Inner Lori W. FOUND ANOTHER ONE!

How to have a lazy Sunday in 8 easy steps

STEP 1:  Be a wolverine.
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STEP 2:  Know that you are a badass predator.  Choose to chill.
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STEP 3:  Be a leopard.
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STEP 4:  You are the elitest of the elite.  You are the eyeblink of death.  You are death from above.  You come from Mongol-flocking Siberia.  Let the camera-clutching tourists squeal and flail and gibber.  They are tender and delicious.  You can afford to chill.
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STEP 5:  Be a tiger.
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STEP 6: <snort>
STEP 6a: Leopards.  Afraid of water.  Honestly.  Come, I will show you the Way of Chill.
STEP 6a1: Come closer.
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STEP 7:  Be a bear.  Better be two bears, in fact.  Be TWO RIGGA-DAM’ GRIZZLY BEARS, pilgrim!
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STEP 8:  You know the drill.
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Thanks to the Minnesota Zoo and their new Minnesota Trail and Grizzly Coast exhibits!  They’ve really been working on the place; even the run-through fountains in the play area are back.  Sadly, they didn’t have any grizzly cubs for us to take pictures of, which was too bad because that would’ve been just about THE ULTIMATE Cute Overload post.  They’re working on it, though.

Um, what kinda animule IS THIS!?

Will you please check out this pygmy anteater—who has a SERIOUS case of proshness going on. The limbs! the slow-moving, sloth-like, cuddly-looking-but-prolly-dangerous limbs!

Oh, and that SCHNOZZLE?! It must be stopped.

 

Now, check out the acrobatic climbing action and dual coffee-stain styled fur (on front and back)

Debra Y., I LOVE it when a species is new to moi. Thanks evah so moshe.

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