You Are Now Under a Bebeh Pygmy Hippo’s Power

The eyes say it all. You wish to be her slave. You may apply through her agent, diary keeper, personal shopper and towel boy.

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Strictly only the best for her will do, including daily fresh cut flowers, personal masseur, direct dial access to Emeril Lagasse and all blue M&Ms will be removed from her candy bowl.

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Her management will take no responsibility for diva tantrums.

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Winnie, the baby pygmy hippo born February, 2014 spends her time eating, sleeping and swimming in a heated pool at Bristol Zoo Gardens, England. Watchful Mama is Sirana (Dad is Nato). Via Zooborns.

Raccoon Launcher, Ready!

Rubbery, creaky, stre-e-e-etching noise ….TWANG yang yang yang…!

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Via Cutest Paw.

THIS JUST IN: Stack O’ Flapjacks: The Video!

Last month, we showed you this Cute Little Dude, but there wasn’t any video.

Yet.

Happy to say that is NOT a problem now. Monterey Bay Aquarium just released this moments ago.

P.S. The video says “You may know it better as the inspiration for the animated character Pearl in “Finding Nemo.”

Monday Mornings

Oh yeah the first workday of the week is totally the same for the animuhls.

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They know exactly what it’s like.

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Except, um, it isn’t work really, it is more like sleep.

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And it is hard sleep! And…well, otherwise pretty much the same as work.

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Mostly.

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Pretty sure. Not totally sure.

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‘Cause Mondays are the same for them. Same as every other day.

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Adorable Sleeping Animals series, via The Weather Channel.

Your CO Cute Word of the Day

Who woulda thunk it? Bebeh porcupines are actually called Porcupettes. Sounds like a Meg worrrd (singsong). The things you learn on CO. File this one under Lingo You Need To Know.

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From Zoo Vienna, the world’s oldest zoo! And female American Porcupine, born 4/4/14, Woodland Park Zoo. Via Zooborns.

What’s So Great about Being a Zonkey?

Besides being redonk? The best thing about being half donkey and half zebra is, you get to be your own side-kick!

“Saw this extremely rare zonkey baby on the news this morning!” -Holly H. via YouTube.

I’ll Have A Stack O’ Flapjacks Please

GET OUT!

What is this little dude?

None other than a Flapjack Octopus, now starring at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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First photo as seen here by MBARI. Second photo ©Monterey Bay Aquarium/Tyson V. Rininger. Jennifer A. reports: “I want to go under the waves for Sea Snorgling with Squeedorable Cephalopods!” Sounds like a PLAN.

I Wanna Fly Like An Eagle, 2 The Sea…

Dream the impossible dream there, buddy.

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From Reddit.

Hark, Do I Hear Knitting Needles?

Out there, somewhere, is a gorgeous sweateauw, waiting to be spun and knitted, by a deliriously happy yarnfan.

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“This adorable little fluffernutter is a chia (baby alpaca) at the Bluebonnet Hills Alpaca Ranch in Navasota, TX. They breed alpaca there for incredibly soft and delish yarn, and the humongous doe eyes on this little one just melted our entire tour group! I love your site! My 3 kitties and I check your site every day!” -Kelli N.

All You Can Eat Sprouts Buffet, Again?

Mom’s all, “You will eat your sprouts and you will like them or I will give you the Capybara Mom Stink-eye.”

Capybara kiddos, “But Moooom, we’re smaller and can run faster!”

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“One capybara not enough for you? Chiba Zoo has five.” Via Rocket News. Note: Capybara babies are called pups.

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