Yes, 2012 is long over, but it’s never too late to appreciate these absolutely stunning pictures of animals taken throughout the course of the past year.
Just look at those faces!
WTF, Evolution is a great new blog that criticizes some of evolution’s most bizarre designs. For example the text for the guy above reads:
â€œHey! Hey! I think I finally made something cute.â€
â€œOh, yeah? Letâ€™s see.â€
â€œItâ€™s a â€˜shoebill.â€™ Itâ€™s big and blue and adorable. Nice, right?â€
â€œItâ€™sâ€¦ hm. I donâ€™t know. I like the blue, but something about those eyes is kind of creeping me out right now.â€
â€œWhat? Come on. Those are friendly eyes. It wants to be your friend.â€
â€œOkay. Okay, yeah. Youâ€™re right, evolution, Iâ€™m sorry. Should I feed it, maybe? What does it eat?â€
â€œOh Jesus Christ.â€
Yes, it is wonderful.
And you thought the way they looked was disgusting.
Spoiler alert: they’re insane!
This little guy is the newest addition to the San Diego Zoo safari park -and just look at that adorable little trot!
Think that’s a lot of hatchlings for one mama African Sulcata Giant Tortoise? Think again, Kali’s brood consisted of 45 babies -there are around fifteen more babies who couldn’t even make it into this portrait sitting.
Yet another reason why the Galapagos Islands are amazing.