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Owl The Fun: Owlesome Owl Posts On Tumblr

Owls are beautiful creatures that are associated with wisdom. They're also the subject of some of the funniest posts on Tumblr and we are here to bring you some of the best ones we have found, just because we love you owl!  

owl posts on tumblr | animalstalkinginallcaps: YEAH, SHE'S GOOD LOOKING GUESS. NOT REALLY MY TYPE LIKE BIGGER WINGSPAN. THERE GO. PAGE 236. LOOK AT PLUMAGE ON ONE. SWEET JESUS. SIBLEY BIRDS photo of an owl looking over a man's shoulder at a book of birds
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Guy Starts "A Walk And a Talk" Group For Men Who Need Someone To Talk To While Walking Their Dogs

Robert Osman from Bristol, UK, started his unique men group, "Dudes and dogs" after realizing that walking his dog in the fresh air was the only thing that helped him during times of anxiety and depression in his life. 

Osman defines "Dudes & Dogs" as a Community Interest Group created with one simple premise. To get men out in the fresh air together for a walk and talk. We want men to understand that it's not just okay to talk, it's important" 

On his website, Robert goes on to explain: "Although the stigma seems to be lessening, many men suffering from depression never speak up. Most of us feel the need to bottle everything up and "soldier through" tough times, but everyone needs someone to talk to, even the toughest of us. It's not in a weird way, it's just clearing my emotions and resetting. I'm not doing anything unique, everyone knows dogs are good for you, it's good to get fresh air, it's good to talk. It's just combining all those in one place – it's created a safe space. The number of messages I get from blokes saying, 'if it wasn't for my dog, I wouldn't be here' that's pretty common sadly. You have this impression when you're struggling is that you're completely alone on this and no one would understand how you feel. It wasn't until I started going out with these guys that I realized I'm far from unique – it's common as muck."

What a great initiative! 

Guy Starts "A Walk And a Talk" Group For Men Who Need Someone To Talk To While Walking Their Dogs | photo of a man with a graying beard wearing a beanie and taking a selfie outdoors with a dog, second pic of the same guy with another man taking a photo together in front of woods a forest setting
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Historical Moment: Two Cheetah Cubs Born By Surrogate Mother

This a groundbreaking scientific breakthrough! After 20 years of trying to increase the cheetah population, there might be hope for their species yet! 

Columbus Zoo, Ohio, has reported that two cheetah cubs (a male and female) were born February 19th, 2020. The birth is thanks to a procedure that took place at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. For the first time in history, US scientists were able to delivery two cubs via vitro fertilisation (IVF), using a surrogate cheetah.

The surrogate mother, Izzy, is a three-year-old cheetah who carried the eggs harvested from six-year-old Kabibi, and sperm from a cheetah at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Texas. 

Timeline of the historical procedure according to the Smithsonian's National Zoo website:

  • Nov. 14 and 18: The female cheetahs were given hormone injections to develop mature follicles.
  • Nov. 19: Eggs (oocytes) were taken from Izzy and Kibibi. Neither had reproduced previously.
  • Nov. 19: Semen from male cheetah thawed and eggs fertilized.
  • Nov. 21: Team implanted nine embryos in Isabelle (Izzy) and six in second cheetah, Ophelia. A typical cheetah gestation is 93 days.
  • Dec. 23: Izzy was confirmed pregnant via ultrasound, which appeared to show two cubs. The ultrasound confirmed that Ophelia was not pregnant.
  • Feb. 16: Izzy's care providers begin an around-the-clock video birth watch
  • Feb. 19: Cubs born

How amazing is that? Thanks to all the hard working scientists who are keeping these beautiful creature from going extinct! 

Story via CBS News

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Nathan and Winnie are both adventure cats who love going to the beach! In this video, they both go swimming for the first time together! 

And you know what? They're better swimmers than us. 

Watch the adorable lil panther duo swim side-by-side as they paddle through the shallow beach water. 

Quite romantic, wouldn't you say? 

Follow the pair on Instagram

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'Robert The Otter's Insightful Guide On How To Handle The Coronavirus Anxiety

It's no secret that people are getting more and more anxious everyday, reading all those scary headlines about the coronavirus. 

Even Robert was feeling anxious! Until he spoke with his wife and gathered some insight and useful facts. 

Meet Robert! Robert lives an ordinary life, earns an ordinary salary and works hard to support his family. 

Oh, and Robert is an otter. 

"Robert the Otter" may seem like a cutesy facade, but he has proven to be aware of what's happening in the world, and offer another perspective. The newest comic by the Singapore artist is making waves, for a good reason. If you're feeling anxious, maybe take a moment and read what "Robert the Otter" has to say. 

otter comic coronavirus infographic helpful | art comic illustration drawing OTTER WAY LIFE Coronavirus: Am overreacting Anxiety robert..otter few days ago went Supermarket buy rice my family. And this happened. CASHIER Then started receive MANY panicky messages about virus robert..otter
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Barbara, The Cat, With The "If Looks Could Kill" Stare

We've got another "grumpy" cat to add to our list of favorite grumps! 

Introducing -- Grumpy Barbara! Barbara is getting recognition for her ultra-grumpy stare and we gotta say... we absolutely love her. 

We've all heard the expression "if looks could kill," and, well, Barbara's stare is that look. 

You can follow this adorable grump on Instagram at @grumpybarbara

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Nature In All Its Glory : Beautiful Things Happening Around Us

"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect." Yes, nature is absolutely breathtaking, which is why we rounded up these jaw-dropping photos that will make you want to spend all of your time outdoors.  

Amazing animal photos | nature is incredible hand of a koala five fingers black leathery hairless palm and long sharp talons | amazing strength of an ant holding a rock several times its size and mass hanging in the air from a branch
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Three Loose Baboons Were Spotted Near a Hospital In Sydney After Escaping From a Scheduled Vasectomy

Three escaped baboons were seen on the grounds around Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred hospital on Tuesday, prompting mass hysteria in the area. New South Wales Police were called to the scene, where the primates were eventually corralled by officers and wildlife handlers. 

The hilarious incident unfolded when the male (the leader of the troop) was just about to undergo a vasectomy when he and his loyal troop members — who New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard told The Daily Telegraph are his wives — made the great escape.

Several shocked witnesses called into local radio stations, sharing details on the sighting: "Mate, I'm dead set serious. I'm at RPA, I'm six floors up and I was just having a gaze out at the carpark … and there were three baboons in the carpark," the caller said. "I'm dead set serious. They even had shiny red bottoms."

Three Loose Baboons Were Spotted Near a Hospital In Sydney After Escaping From a Scheduled Vasectomy | NSW Police Force @nswpolice This is not Mandrill! Earlier this afternoon troop baboons escaped facility and were going bananas Camperdown. Police and wildlife handlers now have situation under control, so please let them do their job and don't be tempted pry, mates.
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Man Takes His Hedgehog To Go See "Sonic The Hedgehog" In Theaters

Dreams really do come true! Bandit the hedgehog was able to see her idol -- Sonic -- on the big screen! 

Twitter user Jake & Bandit, shared adorable pics of Bandit right beside the Sonic cardboard cutouts! The tweet obviously went viral because who wouldn't want to see a hedgehog posing with Sonic the Hedgehog? Everyone wants to see that!

The tweet also sparked some other users to share pics of their adorable hedgehogs! So, all in all, we say this was an excellent thread. 

You can now follow Bandit on Instagram

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Rootin' Tootin' Good Boy Memes (24 Dog Memes)

It's a beautiful day for frolicking in the dog park! Or we can just sit in our cubicles and smile at dog memes instead! At least both ways deliver some doggo content! 

Every week we have fresh hot doggo memes delivered straight to your face and to your heart (insert loud 'aww' sound here.)

So take a moment to sit back and relax, and enjoy all the good bois and girls this list has to offer! And just in case you're having a ruff day and need an extra lift, check out these doggo memes -- that should cure just about anything.

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Story Of Bindhi, And How She Rescued Her Owner

Animals bring something more than love into our lives, for some, they bring reason for living. 

That's the case for Imgur user, klandon, when he came across Bindhi. His newfound light in life. 

Kladon rescued Bindhi, and Bindhi rescued him right back. 

Enjoy Kladon's commentary below as he describes their life together. 

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