Bears

Happy Birthday to the World’s Oldest Panda!

by Holy Cuteness on July 28, 2015

Giant panda Jia Jia, who lives at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, turned 37 today, which means she is now the oldest panda ever living in captivity.

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Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Vet Paola Martelli said Jia Jia was still “moving about” though she suffered from cataracts and high blood pressure. “She is sleeping more, so is doing everything less. But she is ageing gracefully, just like your grandma,” she said.

Via Reddit, The Guardian.

Watch Orphaned Baby Bears Play and Being Bottle Fed

by Holy Cuteness on July 6, 2015


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Sixteen orphan bear cubs learn how to become wild again at IFAW’s Orphan Bear Rescue Center in Bubonitsy, Russia. In the early stages of rehab, the bears are bottle-fed, given ample time to play, and kept in temperature-controlled environments that mimic a mother bear’s den. For more information, visit www.ifaw.org.

Massive Bear Jumps in Pool

by Holy Cuteness on June 29, 2015

Bruiser the bear jumps in the pool to cool off. Great diving technique!


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Baby Pygmy Hippo’s First Swim

by Holy Cuteness on June 29, 2015

Obi the baby Pygmy hippo goes swimming for the first time with his mother, Petre, at the Melbourne Zoo.


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Rescued Bear Can’t Reach Leaves

by Holy Cuteness on June 13, 2015

This moon bear is trying to get some tasty leaves, but just can’t reach them. So frustrating!


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Baby Pandas Chase Keeper

by Holy Cuteness on June 10, 2015

Twin baby pandas, Ouhin and Touhin, chase their keeper at the Adventure World in Shirahama, Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture.


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Bears Fight Over Garbage

by Holy Cuteness on May 26, 2015

Two bears in Montville, New Jersey, are having a fight over who found the garbage first.


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Baby Pandas!

by Holy Cuteness on April 17, 2015

Photographer Ami Vitale pictured these four bundles of love for National Geographic at the Dujiangyan Panda base in China. Happy Friday!

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Bear Cubs Play in Backyard

by Holy Cuteness on February 25, 2015

Watch these cute bear cubs play in a backyard in Whistler, BC.


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Panda Plays in the Snow

by Holy Cuteness on November 22, 2014

Giant panda Da Mao tumbles in the snow in his outdoor exhibit at the Toronto Zoo. Wooohooo!


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