Teacher’s Pet?

Oh hai Mrs. Krebs, remember me? Wallabeena Hopper! You were my pouch teacher in 3rd grade. Well, whaddaya think of me now?

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“Being a zookeeper, I’m lucky to work with all kinds of cute animals. Hunter, a certified pouch expert, examines my ‘pouch.’ (I’m about six months pregnant in this photo.) If you’re wondering, I passed! (I may or may not have bribed my examiner with apples.)” - Lauren E.

White Down Under Roos

We’ll be brief. We’ve never seen a white roo hopping around with a leaf in its mouf before…

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Crikey, we’ve never even seen a white roo! Have you?

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This is Nala, the albino kangaroo joey at Germany’s Duisburg Zoo. Thanks to sender-inner Jennifer C., via Spiegel.

Ah, Another Glorious Morning

The sunlight streaming in, the familiar gurgle of the coffeemaker, the fresh scent of herbal shampoo in the air — these are the heralds of the new day, a land rich in challenge and opportunity, awaiting only a Magellan, a navigator of Fortune to seek and seize each moment for its full measure.

God, how I hate it.


Via Reddit.

Classic Meg Rewind: Veteran’s Day November 12, 2008

Veterans, we salute you!

On behalf of grateful humans everywhere, thank you. [Holding salute]

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A Lesson in Cheese

Everybody ready?

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Say cheese!

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Ahh, the power of cheese!

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Everybody loves cheese!

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What’s your favorite kind of cheese?

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There are so many kinds to choose from!

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Now with 50% more CHEESE!

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Cheese, cheese, cheese-0-rama!

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“Chameleon.” -Reddit.
“This is Grady, our 8 year-old chihuahua and she’s loving some sunny weather in Seattle.” -Andie P.
“My cat, Newton, loves cuddles and purrs so hard that he starts to drool. If you look closely you can see it on his right side. Thank you for your site … it is definitely a bright spot in my day.” – Sharon L.
“Cute seal.” -Imgur/Reddit.
“Baby goat at Carl Sandburg National Historic Site in North Carolina, where the legendary poet lived for the last 27 years of his life and his wife had a thriving goat farm on the property.” -Gary and Brenda C.
“Pippa, our 11-year old Chihuahua, turning on that 30-kilowatt charm of hers.” -Arliss R.
“Whale.” -Reddit.

Feel Free to Lend a Hand…

Just thinking out loud here, but maybe a ladder would be nice? Or maybe the aforementioned hand, if you can spare it? Just spitballin’ here, take your time, sheesh…


“I saw this little guy hanging out in his tank at the pet store. He looks less than impressed with his predicament,” observes Casey S.

No Underwater Ballets?

No problem. We got underwater jellies. And that’s not tutu bad.

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“Rolling in the Deep”, from the always jammin’ Monterey Bay Aquarium via YouTube.
And Instagram photo from Steve P.

Some Kinda Penguin Island Beach Ritual

I dunno, there we were, a few of us giant seals mindin’ our own business, when thousands of penguins showed up and …

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had the biggest pillow fight you ever saw!

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All I need now is mah PJs and a blanket.

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“This giant seal appears to be wearing a white feather coat after rolling around where thousands of penguins had been moulting. Photographer John Eastcott, from the Catskills, New York, USA, captured the moment with his wife Yva in Right Whale Bay on South Georgia Island, near the Falkland Islands.” -Via Daily Mail

This Just In: Super Strength Cute

The Olinguito! With the cute power of a dozen little puppies!

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The Olinguito was discovered in August of this year; a new mammal species, and the first new carnivore discovered in over 30 years, lives in the cloud forests of the western Andes of Colombia.
“Breaking news about the Olinguito: the babies are just as adorable as you’d expect. Paws up, beady eyes, a boopable nose, and ears almost at 9 and 3. Just too cute.” -Angela W. via Saving Species.

Hippopo’TockToeberbeantamus Overload

I think we’re in over our head….

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“Hippopotamus ‘tocks at the San Diego zoo.” -Photo taken by Dee Dee Dotson