Adorable Animal Being Adorable of the Day: And now, a rat eating ice cream off the street through a broken manhole cover while a crowd of Chinese onlookers gathers around to watch.
Adorable Animal Being Adorable of the Day: A featherless baby penguin was recently welcomed into the world at Laohutan Pole Aquarium in Dalian, China -- though not by its parents, who abandoned the sickly chick to fend for itself.
Happily, the aquarium staff adopted the helpless hatchling, and reared it with the help of some stuffed animals until it sprouted some feathers and was ready to return to its waddle.
Adorable Animal Being Adorable of the Day: A rare gingery-brown seal pup, spotted by photographer Anatoly Strakhov on Russia's Tyuleniy Island, was reportedly abandoned by its herd, and left to fend for itself.
"He was not playing with other baby seals he just was hiding and waiting for his mother to come and feed him," Strakhov is quoted as sa
Pet Duck of the Day: 65-year-old Barrie Hayman took a days-old duckling he named Star under his wing after the Indian Runner Duck was shunned by its family.
Since then, the Eastleigh grandfather and his fine feathered friend have been inseparable.
"I’ve not trained him to follow me," says Barrie, who has bred and trained ducks for competitions," he just seems to like it and he is o
Fantastic Mr Fox of the Day: A four-month-old fox slides down a conveyor belt at an abandoned gravel quarry near the rural German hamlet of Bursfelde.
Brit Duncan Usher, who snapped the photo, says he saw two kits using the conveyor belt as a makeshift slide. "One ran back to the top of the conveyor belt and then started to walk back down it, stopped and sat down,"