It’s time for Photos of the Week.
A baby hippopotamus lies next to its mother on the day it meets the public for the first time at the Berlin Zoo on Nov. 1. The baby was born at the zoo on Oct. 23.
Baby hippo! “Round can also be like a hippopotamus, like me!” -Sarah
Get up on those hind legs, baby hippo!
The Forgotten Sorrowful Saga of the Great Ruffian, Part I
…But the candidate with the real charisma- the people’s choice who has inspired the current bidding war between racetracks- is the magnificent filly Ruffian. Undefeated, and far superior to any of her female rivals, the barrel-chested star is the odds-on favorite to wrap up New York’s Triple Crown for Fillies…the excitement generated by Ruffian have made this season unique, so several tracks have cast aside traditional races in a headlong dash dash toward a match race…please read on
Newsweek June 23, 1975
And so ends Occupy Radiohead Day on nwk tumblr. Now, let us turn our attention to this fantastic little Red Panda cub and his ongoing search for a name. His keepers at the Binder Park Zoo are considering five options—Dagan, Connolly, Reid, Xu (pronounced “shoe”), and Di—and they’d like some help with the final selection from the Internet.
Warning: DO NOT search on Google Images for red pandas if you want to get anything done for the rest day.
I have a feeling Kitler is definitely getting adopted after today.
The staff at a British animal shelter say no one will adopt a six-week-old kitten because of a black mark under its nose resembling Hitler’s mustache. They’ve named the kitten, which was abandoned at the roadside, “Kitler.”