Fact: everything is better when a panda is present.
Like that horrible, cold, wet, white stuff that falls from the sky every year around this time, and leaves millions freezing as they shovel driveways in its wake. Here's proof that blizzards can be more bearable when you set your eyes on Da Mao, a giant panda from the Toronto Zoo, who was captured on hidden camera (and on Instagram) this week doing somersaults and tumbles in the snow.
Like the bear equivalent of pro snowboarder Shaun White, Da Mao zooms down a hill in his exhibit like it's NBD – but it is, in fact, a bear-y big deal, buddy. So big that the zoo has dubbed the panda's cool trick bear-bogganing.
Ozzy the English bulldog – full name Ozzy Pawsbourne: the Prince of Barkness – doesn't spend his days shredding guitar. He likes to tear up the swing set instead.
Now, here is something to be thankful for. Hungry hamsters have gathered around the table once more to chow down on tiny food.
Usually dolphins are the ones doing the tricks, but this one took a moment to flip out over a flexible visitor at his tank.
Gymnast Bonnie Anna "MissChief" of FunDipped Productions, a Florida-based circus theater company, stopped by this sweet sea mammal's home and performed a few tumbles.
Sure, anyone can do a halfway decent impression of Matthew McConaughey if they just know those three magic words: "Alright, alright, alright." But not every human impersonator can nail McConaughey's signature cadence as well as Einstein the parrot does.
Squirrel reality TV is nuttier and more dizzying than we ever dreamed.
What happens when you give a cuddle-loving dog a belly rub? He's going to want about a dozen more.
Sebastian the Newfoundland is a go-getter. Once he knows what he wants he will stop at nothing to get it. In this case, Sebastian's goal is to get a copious amounts of tummy tickles from his owner.
In the video, the dog's mom dishes out a few belly pats, but then goes back to staring off into the distance. This simply won't do for Sebastian.
Paperwork – it's a boring job, but somebody has to do it.
We're totally inspired by this fast-working feline who pushes paper with a degree of seriousness that offices haven't seen since Working Girl. Clearly, recruiters everywhere need to tap into this fierce workforce.
Kitties aren't the only curious creatures, polar bears like to nose around too.
One wildlife photographer found two especially eager polar bear cubs on a recent trip. In this video, the two furry kids spot the camera and begin swimming toward the lens.
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