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Daily GIFs: October 30, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. What a cuddlebug. 2. "I'm trying to watch 'Dancing With the Stars!'" 3. "You can't see me, I'm invisible." 4. "Where should we go next? How about that glass building over there?" 5. It's a kiss train. Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...

WASHINGTON - Loss of habitat and prey are putting African lions in danger of extinction, and the majestic creatures need protection in order to save their species, the US government said Monday. Credit: Martin Pettitt/Flickr "Following a review of the best available scientific information, the US Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed listing the African lion as threatened under the Endangered Species Act," the FWS said in a statement. "The agency's analysis found that lions are in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future." Such protection would allow US authorities to toughen enforcement and monitoring of imports and international trade, the FWS said. Listing an animal under th...

WOJCIECHOW - A lion cub who was abandoned at birth by his parents has been cuddling up to a shaggy-haired sheepdog and mother-of-five at a private zoo in Poland. Credit: Getty Editorial Parys was born last week at the small zoo in the eastern town of Wojciechow to a mother who showed no interest in nursing him, and a father who gave him one lick and then walked off. "Animals sometimes abandon their young, as do humans from time to time," zoo owner Krzysztof Zerdzicki told AFP. "When I picked up the little guy, the lioness came over to me and tapped me with her head as if to say, 'take care of him'. And then she left." Zerdzicki entrusted the black-spotted cub to his pet dog Carmen, an O...

Marmite is a polarizing food item. People either love it or they hate it, and as it turns out, the same is true of big cats. Lions, tigers and leopards are all weighing in on the debate. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Lioness Attacks Rescuer With Giant Hug Horse Knows How to Keep the Beat Disabled Lion and Dachshund Are the Best of Friends...

Sirga the lioness is overwhelmingly happy to see her favorite human, and she's letting him know it. Valentin Gruener, founder of the Modisa Wildlife Project in Botswana, Africa, rescued Sirga days after she was born when her mother stopped feeding her. He spent the first eight months of her life sleeping with her at the sanctuary. Gruener has remained close with Sirga throughout the years, going on long walks with her and even helping her hunt. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Rescued Leopard Remembers Her Human Savior Daring Dachshund Skydives With Owner Sneaky Lion Cub Scares Unsuspecting Dog...