Best Going-Away Present Ever of the Day

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Best Going-Away Present Ever of the Day: On his last day at an unnamed lion park, an employee gets a goodbye group hug from the pride's youngest members.

[huffpo.]

Flight Of The Flightless Birds of the Day

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Flight Of The Flightless Birds of the Day: You are now free to waddle about the cabin: A pair of penguins aboard Delta Flight 486 en route to New York for the premiere of the Discovery Channel documentary series Frozen Planet were allowed to roam the plane's aisles, to the delight of passengers and crew alike.

Reached for comment, Samuel L. Jackson was quoted as saying "I'm actually really okay with this."

[yahoo.]

Homemade Nature Film of the Day

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Homemade Nature Film of the Day: Mark Rober holds up a mirror to the orangutan enclosure at the zoo and records the resulting reactions with an iPhone strapped to the back.

Make sure to stick around till the end where he tries something similar on humans.

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Scottish Pandas of the Day

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Scottish Pandas of the Day: One of two Giant Pandas -- the first of their kind to live in the UK in nearly two decades -- stares out of its enclosures shortly after arriving in Edinburgh.

Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang

Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day

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Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day: Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo keep the inhabitants of the penguin enclosure entertained for hours with a simple bubble-making machine.

[sayomg.]

Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day

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Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day: BBC One's Frozen Planet starts next week. Get pumped by watching adorable penguins steal from other adorable penguins and remain adorable while doing so.

[bbc / theawl.]

Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day

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Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day: "12 giant panda cubs born in 2011 at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center in China."

[huffpo.]