A very sleepy meerkat at the a zoo in Dortmund, Germany was caught trying and failing miserably to keep his eyes open. This is exactly what happens to me every single time I start to watch a movie on Netflix after the late hour of 9p.m. I’m out like a light, even though when my boyfriend calls me out on it, I insist that I am WIDE AWAKE. A word of advice: don’t fight it, guy. Denial only makes you more tired. Night, night. [Daily Picks & Flicks]
They’re really stepping up their game for Puppy Bowl X. There won’t be a mass wedding officiated by Queen Latifah (as far as I know), but there will be aerial coverage done by some sort of fluffy rodents, penguin cheerleaders and a half-time performance by Keyboard Cat!
You can check out the in this gallery and pick your favorite pooches. I feel like Alvin the Poodle has that MCP (Most Cuddlable Puppy) look about him. I guess we’ll just have to wait until game day and see who takes the title. Check out a preview of all the growling, scampering and sportsmanship ahead, after the jump! [Animal Planet] Keep reading »
I’m not one for rodents, but I can get behind the pygmy jerboa, the world’s smallest mouse thingy. Why? Because it’s weird, it has a decent fluff-to-face ratio and if you replace its tail with an inspirational message, you’ve basically got a weepul come to life. If you don’t know what a weepul is, it’s a cotton ball with googley eyes that children in the ’80s sold cheese logs, sausage and wrapping paper to win every year. We worked so hard for those weepuls. Why? [Huffington Post]