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Based on the size of the two and the pace of consumption, it would probably take a full day for this hamster to eat that carrot he’s snuggling with.

Whatever the case, it’s cute.

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After watching the video below, you will likely swear that a kid is laughing off camera. However, the disturbingly accurate imitation is coming directly from this Magpie, who was rescued by “shura84” as a fledgling and now lives in the wild.

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penguin escape

This group of penguins apparently thought that they were going to escape their enclosure, but a wet trail of penguin prints clearly hampered their attempt. As you’ll see after the jump, they knew they were busted and acted accordingly.

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This otter is developing a unique talent that allows him to juggle – first one rock, then two simultaneously. The video of the stunt will no doubt be the springboard he needs to go from small river gigs to the best stages in the animal kingdom.

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Saskatchewan farmer Liezel Kennedy woke up one snowy morning and looked out the window to check on her flock of 500 sheep, and this is what she saw. Their complete absence prompted a search via car, although she was still unable to find them.

As it turns out, the landscape served as the ultimate camouflage, and they were in plain sight all along, although Liezel pointed out that she drove right by them the first time and couldn’t make them out until she was about 50 feet away.

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Looks like this sea lion has made a new buddy. Thankfully, it was more than willing to stick around while a video was made of the heartwarming interspecies bonding.

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This otter clearly isn’t happy about having to wake up, and replies to the human alarm clock with what we assume is the otter equivalent of “five more minutes”. Obviously, morning grumpiness is not exclusive to people.

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This exhausted meerkat obviously finds plush versions of itself pretty damned comfortable, because she’s having a hell of a time trying to stay awake in their comfy company.

Check it out after the jump.

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It Was Worth It

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(via Pleated Jeans)

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If you’ve ever wondered what a romantic dinner looks like in the horse world, it’s probably something like the video after the jump. It features a horse bringing hay to his girlfriend and sharing it with her in a silence that, strangely, isn’t awkward.

However, this could also be the horse equivalent of delivery, and the hay he keeps could be his tip.

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