Birds

Cat ‘Nurses’ Motherless Ducklings

by Holy Cuteness on May 29, 2013

A cat from Clara in Co. Offaly has adopted 3 ducklings and is breastfeeding them along with her own kittens.

Hat tip to the Huffington Post.

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Meet Whipper

by Holy Cuteness on May 20, 2013

U-zoo presents ‘Whipper’ – a bizarre-looking mutant parakeet from New Zealand.

From UzooUK.

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Three’s a Crowd

by Holy Cuteness on May 19, 2013

Exactly, get a room guys!

Via Photos-Gratuites.

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Ducklings Conquer Ledge

by Holy Cuteness on May 15, 2013

While their mom patiently waits, this brave little ducklings try to pluck up the courage to jump from a ledge at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Spotted on MSN Now.

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Owl and Duck Take a Nap Together

by Holy Cuteness on May 8, 2013

”Chop-suey” the baby white-crested runner duck and ”Larch” a tiny baby long-eared owl take a nap at the Kirkleatham Owl Centre in Redcar, North East England.

Photo credit: Kirkleatham Owl Centre

The two three-week-old babies met at the centre, and are now inseparable. There were a dozen duck eggs in the centre’s incubator, but sadly only Chop-suey’s hatched. Althoug the chick was happy with human company, he was never happy being left alone so staff put the two together and they instantly snuggled up and fell asleep!

They won’t be able stay together for much longer due to their differing needs as they develop,” said a spokesperson at the centre, “but while they are still very small we are more than happy for them to enjoy their time together.”

Full story, more photos at ZooBorns.

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Duckling Struggles to Stay Awake

by Holy Cuteness on May 3, 2013

Dexter the duckling can’t keep his eyes open in accounting class.

Hat tip to Tastefully Offensive.

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Pig Chills With Baby Ducks

by Holy Cuteness on May 3, 2013

Petunia the pig soaks up some rays together with two fluffy baby ducks.

Via Reddit.

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Ducklings Scared of Jumping

by Holy Cuteness on May 1, 2013

According to the YouTube uploader: “In front of the library at University of Maryland Baltmore County, the mother forced those little guys to jump down 3 giant steps, it took like 5 minutes to go down each one.”

Spotted on The Huffington Post.

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Shark Chases Duckling

by Holy Cuteness on April 25, 2013

Remember this gif of a cat chasing a duck, that we posted a couple of days ago? Well here’s the video!

Via ICHC.

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Goose Scares Gorilla

by Holy Cuteness on April 24, 2013

Gorilla Barney of the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, gets attacked by a goose. Sadly for Barney, a goose couple have decided to nest in the gorilla outdoor exhibit.

Via DP and F.

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