Caterpillar Birthday Party of the Day

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Tumblr user Nest of Vellum was all ready to add this caterpillar to a friend's insect collection -- and to celebrate, they decided to throw it a final birthday party.

But the pics were so charming, they had no choice but to let it live.

Awww.

Winter Is Coming of the Day

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And best pals Sage and Onion are ready, thanks to hand-knitted jumpers purchased on eBay by their new owner, Sue Christy.

She rescued the hens from a factory farm where the conditions were so poor they had lost all of their feathers.

"When they come out of the farm some of them, as cruel as it sounds, just look oven-ready," Christy said. "'They have never known day light and they have never known fresh air and when we get them they are in a really sorry state. 'They are also very cold because they are so bald. I just feel so sorry for them."

Early Bird Special

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Remember Anzac the joey and Peggy the wombat, the marsupial orphans who were rescued and became besties?

Now they've got a third lil pal -- meet Cupcake the swamp wallaby, who like her pals, was orphaned when a car accident took mom.

The trio, who live at Australia's Wildabout Wildlife Rescue Center, all are about 4 to 5 months old.

Here Is A Video Of A Baby Hedgehog of the Day

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Belly scratches should be a Sunday afternoon mandate.

OMG! Adorbz Puppy Cam of the Day

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Meet Hope and her six pit bull mixes, born September 2.

No names yet!

Afternoon Snack

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Meet the lesula, a species of monkey whose "discovery" is being heralded around the world today.

Just to clarify: Not Photoshopped. Not Potato Jesus. Not a man in a monkey suit.

[cnn]

Adorable Owl of the Day

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A few head scratches really hit the spot for this owl, and he can barely contain his excitement.

Be warned -- the noise it makes will surely drive your pets into a frenzy.

[ichc]