This image of an orphaned kangaroo cuddling with an orphaned wombat will melt your heart

Interspecies friendships are often adorable, but they're doubly sweet when those animals are providing one another with much needed support. Orphaned kangaroo Anzac and orphaned wombat Peggy keep each other company at the Wild About Wildlife Rescue Centre in Kilmore, Victoria. » 8/05/12 10:00am 8/05/12 10:00am

Robo-Kangaroos from the Terraformed Australian Outback

These robo-kangaroos have evolved to use language (they vocalize through the speakers near their throats), and carry tiny nuclear power generators on their backs. Plus, they've got stabilizing actuators on their legs so they can do long-distance hopping. And they look damn stylish with those fingerless gloves. So… » 2/04/08 4:00pm 2/04/08 4:00pm