“Fiona has been exploring the outdoor habitat with her mom for several weeks and has had contact with Henry inside, but today was the first time that the three hippos have been together. Bibi was protective of Fiona and gave Henry cues about how to interact appropriately with the little one.”Read More
Life can be really confusing for a widdle babby koala. Like, sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between a tree and a human. They're both so tall!Read More
We should all love something as much as this baby panda loves this photographer. Or, is it the white boots the panda loves? Actually, it's probably the panda mask the photographer is wearing. The point is, this panda's enthusiastic. It's so full of love and joy, it can't even contain itself. To hell with behaving myself! it thinks. We must be together!Read More
The Toronto Zoo's Indian rhino Ashakiran gave birth to a male calf last week, who appears healthy and super adorable.Read More
We hope your Labor Day is as happy as this baby elephant.
This baby is a straight up Disney princess with the number of swallows flying around it.Read More
They grow up so fast.
We imagine this is what a raccoon coming-of-age looks like.Read More
Submitted for your approval: cold goats. Cold, but adorable baby goats who know how to keep warm and rock the latest in baby goat fashion.Read More
TINY TURTLE TEARS
Here's your heartwarming science story of the day!Read More
Drunk with cuteness, we imagine.
Today we learned that China Central Television, the leading broadcast television station in mainland China, has its own Youtube channel on which it occasionally posts videos from the Chengdu Wolong National Natural Reserve in Sichuan. Too bad their pandas' behavior is just so deplorable. Get ahold of yourselves, pandas! Sit up straight and stop clinging to everything already!Read More
Does this unit have enough money for all three?
We've seen some brilliant Game of Thrones cosplayers, but this bear-maiden Brienne look has to be our new favorite. Now, where's a good Jaime cosplayer when you need him? (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
Part goat, part sheep, all adorable.
Prepare yourself, Hollywood—Butterfly the baby geep (that's a half-goat, half-sheep, obviously) is coming through, and she's going to make the world a better place.Read More
Maine Man Accidentally Saves Baby Porcupine After Trying to Harvest Its Dead Mother’s “Valuable Mineral Deposit”
Maine? This happened in Maine? You're 100% sure this wasn't Florida? It sounds like Florida.
A man in Lisbon, Maine rescued a baby porcupine over the weekend. If we just stopped there this would be an adorable story, but every detail of this thing gets progressively weirder.Read More
We skipped "Monday Cute" this morning in lieu of Serious Game of Thrones Trailer Business, so it only seemed right to end the day with it. Plus, a new season of Archer starts tonight on FX so that worked out nicely. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
Approximately what it was like getting out of bed this morning, and you all know it.Read More
Things We Saw Today
In the French zoo, the pretty (I'm sure) French zoo, the lion sleeps tonight. Come on, everybody!
One of the really terrible things we as a species have done is cause other species, both majestic and adorable, to become endangered and sometimes extinct. But now that we're trying to right that wrong, here's our latest little victory: an Asiatic lion cub was born in a zoo in Besancon one week ago.Read More
And no, it's not an alien.
On June 18th, the world's cutest little abomination was born at the San Antonio Zoo-- a female Texas cooter turtle with two heads. The zookeepers took advantage of the situation and gave the turtle the most novel name possible, Thelma and Louise. According to one of the zookeepers, the heads each have their own personality. One is very curious, the other very aggressive.Read More
This helpful guide explains what to do with a lost baby bird, as well as how to escape from dromaeosaurs.
For plenty of us, summer means upping your time spent in the great outdoors, reveling in the splendor of nature. Sometimes, though, nature can get really sad -- and you don't get much sadder than a baby bird that's fallen from its nest. If there's one thing worse than seeing the poor thing, it's the helpless feeling of not knowing what to do with it to improve the situation. That, and the secret fear that the bird might actually be a dinosaur. Luckily, Rosemary Mosco of Bird and Moon comics offers an easy-to-digest cartoon primer that can put all your doubts on the subject to rest and ensure that you're prepared to be a hero to birds everywhere. Or, y'know, at least in your backyard.Read More