This scene always makes me cry. [via d0gbl0g.tumblr.com]
"Julieta," a photo by Boing Boing reader Marcello Horta, shared in our Flickr Pool.
[Video Link] This is an old internet gem, but it's still fabulous. More possum care tips: mepearl.com. Below, a delightful classic we've shared before, well worth watching: Possum Eating Strawberries.
A deer that seemingly fell from the sky smashed a woman's minivan as she drove along a Chicago highway; turns out, it actually leapt from an overpass, according to the Associated Press.
Derek Powazek has a lovely photo-essay on his blog about meeting baby goats in Lompoc, California. "The Kids are Alright." [Photo: Derek Powazek]
In South Africa, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife used a Vietnam War-era Huey helicopter to relocate a rhino threatened by poachers, a process incredibly documented by Emma Gatland and featured on National Geographic.
Jason's post about his Great Pyrenees pup Nemo growing up reminded me of this wonderful image gallery of side-by-side photos of pets as babies, next to photos of those same pets in the same position all grown up.
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Boing Boing reader Benjamin G. Levy shares this photo in our Flickr Pool. "Hannah relaxes with her bear friend."
Sophie Gamand's “Wet Dog” is a series of portraits of dogs photographed during their least favorite activity: bath time. (2013)
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China's air force has trained macaques to fight off birds nesting at an air base. The risk is that birds could interfere with the planes' engines. According to a CNN translation of a post on the People's Liberation Army Air Force site, "The monkeys are loyal bodyguards who defend the safety of our comrades."
Victor Caire's "Pinnipède," a delightful homage to elephant seals, is the director's first 3D animated film.