Orb Weaver photo by John Brackenbury
A runner-up submission for the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
(via: Boing Boing)
Ana Julia Torres kisses Jupiter, a lion who was rescued from a circus 12 years ago, at Villa Lorena shelter, in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia. Torres, a 52 year-old teacher, founded the Villa Lorena animal shelter 17 years ago. It protects about 600 animals seized from drug traffickers, circuses, animal traffickers or abandoned by their owners.
Picture: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images (via Pictures of the day: 19 September 2011 - Telegraph)
Kit and Kitty, twin red pandas born in June, explore their new enclosure on the first day away from their mother at Tierpark Zoo in Berlin. The red panda (Ailerus fulgens) is a rare mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China.
(Sean Gallup, Getty Images / September 13, 2011) (via Photos in the news - chicagotribune.com)
KIT AND KITTY THE GEMINI RED PANDAS. HOLY HELL, WE ARE SOUL MATES.
This looks…like a seahorse…in space.