Orphaned kangaroo and wombat are BEST FRIENDS.
Anzac the joey was brought to the Wildlife Kilmore Rescue Centre in Victoria, Australia; at five months old, he was three months too young to be out of the pouch. The Kilmore staff placed him with Peggy the womat, and they reportedly spend every minute—sleeping and waking—together.
Do yourself a favor and check out all the giant, adorable photos of these two little marsupials, because they are hands-down the BEST. Goodbye, California, I am going to Australia to spend the rest of my life with Anzac and Peggy.
As a child growing up in a suburban town on California’s beautiful Central Coast, I spent many a late-summer afternoon playing in the sprinkler and drinking from the hose. We didn’t have a fancy pool, but we didn’t need it—we had water from the lawn! We even had friends with Slip ‘n Slides, which are really fun so long as you slip on the slide instead of, say, the brick walkway.
You know who else loves cold hosewater on a hot day? This baby nine-banded armadillo in Texas! Look at it drink! Do you think it would play in the sprinklers with some tiny human children? Imagine a little armadillo and some little kids frolicking together! Man I love pragmatic animals (like pigeons).
[video via Ugly Overload]