hi everyone it’s friday night and here’s a video of a mama cat (and her orange kitten) who adopted a bunch of baby hedgehogs when their mom died
PRETTY MUCH THE GREATEST THING EVER
(this is actually called “Sometimes A Comfortable Silence" but WILLY LOOK is also a good title now that I think about it)
Do you guys remember this from about 5 years ago? My mom reminded me of it and now all I want to do is scroll down this photo and then go back to the top and start over, all day.
On June 4 a black bear wandered into a West Milford, New Jersey, back yard, was confronted by a 15-pound (7-kilogram) tabby cat … and fled up a neighbor’s tree. Hissing at the base of the tree, Jack the clawless cat kept the bear at bay for about 15 minutes, then ran him up another tree after an attempted escape.
Finally, Jack’s owner, Donna Dickey, called the cat inside, and the timorous trespasser disappeared back into the woods.
"He doesn’t want anybody in his yard," Dickey said of Jack in an interview with the Newark Star Ledger.
Unlike cats, bears aren’t typically territorial, roaming instead over vast areas that would be impossible to patrol for intruders. With a habitat that includes much of North America, black bears are seen fairly often in this region of New Jersey.
Full-grown black bears weigh between 200 and 600 pounds (90 and 270 kilograms) and measure as much as 6 feet (1.8 meters) long. Their diets can include fruits, honey, insects, acorns and animals as big as moose calves—a fact apparently lost on Jack.
(Photo by AP Photo/Suzanne Giovanetti)
Source: National Geographic
I realize it is not a baby animal but it is trying to attract a lady to make a baby so that kind of counts. Anyway, IT MAKES SOUND EFFECTS.
Introducing: The lyre bird.
Also, David Attenborough.
(Here’s another one, doing construction sounds. It’s like the Hightower of the bird world!)