♫ Off To See The Lizard ♬

[I’ve got to get ready for the Jimmy Buffett concert! Wait, I’m already dressed for it. All I need is one of those Parrothead hats!]

(Daily Mail.)

They’re Coming To Take Us Away

enhanced-buzz-wide-30462-1426081082-17They’re ready to take over the WORLD from their new base of operations at the Taronga Zoo. I mean- look at the side-eye above. You KNOW he/she’s plotting SOMETHING devious. Only a matter of time.











And With This, We Bid You Good Evening

A little boar-ing - ImgurIt’s late here on the West Coast, but rest assured, C.O. returns Wednesday morning with more of The QTE! We’ll be up all night making this stuff! (We hope we’re not…boar-ing you?) (Reddit.)

Only The Second C.O. Lemming EVER!

downloadWe have to go back to the very beginning for #1, too! Photo by Nature Picture Library/Alamy. Submitted by Linda C.

Can I Get A Nudibranch Pepperoni….To Go?

The Featured Creature likes weird animals- and coincidentally enough, that’s where we spotted this critter– who fits the bill. Almost two years ago (!) we were introduced to Mr. Nudibranch. This year, we have a..Dominos Nudibranch? Pizza Hut Nudibranch? What? Is? That? Answer: a “Pizza Crust Sea Slug.” (Same thing as a Nudi, says FC.) Or, (say like Cliff Clavin:) a “Pleurobranchus Areolatus.”

[*Note- Of COURSE there’s a “Sea Slug Forum.” -Ed.]

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It’s My Coming Out Party!

This is my breakthrough moment! The day I come out of my shell and start hatching my own plans! So everybody show up and egg me on!


Via U.S. Geological Survey.

Meanwhile, at the Lost and Found Desk at Alpha Centauri Intergalactic Spaceport…

“Um, excusing of me, but have any life forms located a small metal briefcase? Slate grey, black handle, glowing a little bit and making a humming noise, with tentacles? It’s really important that I get that back.”


“This guy is oddly cute,” notes Redditor jamieinthenorthwest.

Get Smart, Stay Warm

In the colder months, the Secret Society of Master Meerkats prefers to hold its private discussions under the heated Cone of Silence.


Meerkats at the UK Zoo, via Reddit.

Cute Overload: Now 100% Chinch-Powered!

Ladies and gentlemen, Cute Overload is proud to announce that its web servers are now powered by 100% natural chinchillas! Totally organic, zero carbon footprint, and very low emissions (unless he’s had broccoli for lunch).


Useless Pointless Cuteness

Pug Washes Your Monitor: Here, let me get that for you… Wait, now this bit’s smeared over here… Oh, and now there’s some drool over here… Dang, this is harder than I thought… (Requires Flash)


Cat Bounce: Pick ’em up, watch ’em bounce! Hours of amusement! Guaranteed to break the ice at parties! (Requires Flash)


Koalas to the Max: Use your mouse to divide the circles until you see a picture of a koala. This is the most work you will ever do to see a picture of a koala.


Found via The Useless Web.


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