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Warm fuzzy things will melt your heart!

stubby


Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot.

CUTENESS!


First Elephant born in Australia.  His name is Luk Chai which means Son or Triumph. Welcome to the world Luk Chai! Attempting to get up for the first time.   “Say Whaaaat?” These are all Asian Elephants.  Asian Elephants are on the endangered species list.  Please don’t ever go to a circus that uses elephants as part of their act.  http://features.peta2.com/NeverForget/photo-book.asp Facts: Elephants can recongnize each other from the sound of their calls. Elephants engage in greeting ceremonies when a friend who has been away for some time returns to the group. A full grown elephant can weight 10,000 pounds and poop 80 pounds in a day! If a baby elephant grumbles all of the elephants will go over and touch and caress him to soothe him. Elephants are plant eaters. Elephants cry and play and mourn. Elephants need to be with their mom the first 4 years of their life.   Many babies stay with their moms until adolescence and females may stay with their mom their whole life. If a baby elephant is taken …

one rule


“Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies — God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.” — ~ Kurt Vonnegut – God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater