There are units, and then there are absolute units. If the latter doesn’t ring a bell, it may be because the odd-sounding term comes from internet culture, where people use it to refer to a large, round animal or object.

It’s a descriptive meme in the family of “smol bean” or “beautiful cinnamon roll,” and you can totally feel somewhat of an affectionate feel about it.

But in order to get to the essence of what being an absolute unit entails, one has to see a real example of it. So Bored Panda has compiled a list full of the absolutest of the units for you to feast on right below, and make sure you check out part 1 right here.

#1

Big Boi

Big Boi

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

Upvote for the reply.

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#2

This Baobab Tree Is Said To Be 6000 Years Old

This Baobab Tree Is Said To Be 6000 Years Old

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Nature is beautiful🥰

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#3

An Absolute Unit Of A Gray Percheron. This Is The Same Horse 5 Years Apart. They Transition From A Black Coat To A Gray Coat As They Grow Older

An Absolute Unit Of A Gray Percheron. This Is The Same Horse 5 Years Apart. They Transition From A Black Coat To A Gray Coat As They Grow Older

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

That’s amazing! 🐴

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The first “absolute unit” meme was born on December 13, 2017, when a Twitter user named @mrreptoid wrote, “In awe at the size of this lad. Absolute unit,” with regards to a photo of British hotelier David Morgan-Hewitt standing next to the Queen of England. Mr. Morgan-Hewitt is a very large lad, indeed.

But it really took off in 2018, with the Museum of English Rural Life tweeting a photograph of ram with a caption “Look at this absolute unit.” Adam Koszary, the museum’s manager who wrote the tweet, amassed 98k likes and more than 27k retweets in the next couple of days.

#4

Monster Maine Coon

Monster Maine Coon

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Vero
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1 month ago

he is so majestic

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#5

An Absolute Tank

An Absolute Tank

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

What a beauty

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#6

Absolute Unit

Absolute Unit

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

Even a big dog sometimes needs a teddy bear to cuddle.

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An “absolute unit'' is a term that implies a general idea that something or someone is comically oversize. And it can be applied to virtually anything, from objects to animals, to even humans and fashion. Speaking of fashion, much of the oversized trend of the past five years has to do with the image that can be called “absolute unit.” From dad’s sneakers to gigantic jackets, they look both funny, out of proportion, yet somewhat progressive and unmistakably fashionable.

#7

Absolute Units Of Garlic Cloves

Absolute Units Of Garlic Cloves

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Adam C
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1 month ago (edited)

Those will kill vampire 100 feets away.

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#8

Can Tails Be Units? Because Oh My God!

Can Tails Be Units? Because Oh My God!

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Floofy

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#9

Baa Baa Motherf*©ke®s

Baa Baa Motherf*©ke®s

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

It looks like it wants to eat a wolf.

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#10

Wowza

Wowza

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Mu B
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1 month ago

Lap dog.

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#11

This Maine Coon Is An Absolute Unit!

This Maine Coon Is An Absolute Unit!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"I'm a wildcat, damn it!"

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#12

This Avocado

This Avocado

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

Avocado for four.

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#13

My Dad Used To Take Me To Feed The Buffalo Outside Of Town When I Was Little. We Called This Guy Big Daddy

My Dad Used To Take Me To Feed The Buffalo Outside Of Town When I Was Little. We Called This Guy Big Daddy

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Lindsay Ameye
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1 month ago

Gentle giant

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#14

Absolute Unit Of A Cabbage

Absolute Unit Of A Cabbage

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Mu B
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1 month ago

That would last me a lifetime.

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#15

This Cucumber Mistaken For A Watermelon

This Cucumber Mistaken For A Watermelon

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Chancey
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1 month ago

OMG I can't even imagine the disappointment when he cut into it.

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#16

Jesus Christ This Blue Whale

Jesus Christ This Blue Whale

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

I sea (see) the majestic creature. 🐳

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#17

This Chonker Next To My Grandmother

This Chonker Next To My Grandmother

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Is that a bear :0

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#18

This Big Boy

This Big Boy

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Andrea von Kebnekaise
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1 month ago

Molten

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#19

The Amount Of Fluff On This Dog

The Amount Of Fluff On This Dog

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
1 month ago

WOAH SOMEONE GOT A PERM

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#20

This Gargantuan Cold Boi

This Gargantuan Cold Boi

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This snow giant is really impressive.

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#21

Bob, I Miss You. 12 Years Ago You Stole My Heart, 7 Years Ago You Passed - I Came Across You In My Old Photos, Hopefully Paying You Homage Is Allowed

Bob, I Miss You. 12 Years Ago You Stole My Heart, 7 Years Ago You Passed - I Came Across You In My Old Photos, Hopefully Paying You Homage Is Allowed

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Sista of the moon
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1 month ago

Awwwwwwww. Rest In Peace, smol baby of a pup. So so cute. ❤️❤️ Big, old dogs are the sweetest creatures on earth.

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#22

Some Big Boi Manatees Eating Sweet Potatoes

Some Big Boi Manatees Eating Sweet Potatoes

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Berry Budgie
Community Member
1 month ago

Thicc

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#23

The White House Chef Is An Absolute Unit And The Last Line Of Defence

The White House Chef Is An Absolute Unit And The Last Line Of Defence

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chi-wei shen
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1 month ago

You better do not complain about the food.

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#24

Absolute Unit Of A Peregrine Falcon

Absolute Unit Of A Peregrine Falcon

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

Every day is wings day. He shouldn't skip leg day though

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#25

The Goliath Tiger Fish

The Goliath Tiger Fish

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Scary teefs!

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#26

This Eagle Has Not Missed Any Meals

This Eagle Has Not Missed Any Meals

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

This fella zooms over my house each day trying to snatch my chickens.

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#27

This Absolute Unit Of Bullfrog

This Absolute Unit Of Bullfrog

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Serial pacifist
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1 month ago

I swear Jenny, I'm on a diet from tomorrow.

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#28

This Doggo At 2 Years

This Doggo At 2 Years

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Aski Markup
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1 month ago

That must be part wolf?

Candace Fitzpatrick
Community Member
1 month ago

For sure. Small eyes and the two middle toes are more prominent.

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Céline Dumont
Community Member
1 month ago

That's a wolf hybrid. They get BIG

Raven Sheridan
Community Member
1 month ago

I think it ate Granny, Little Red Riding Hood AND the 3 Little Pigs!

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolf cutie! 🐺

Lunaofthenest
Community Member
1 month ago

He must be! That face isn't really standard doggo protocol.

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FatRabbit
Community Member
1 month ago

Ma'am is that not a wolf??

E E
Community Member
1 month ago

pretty sure that's a wolf

Friday
Community Member
1 month ago

He looks like Fenris (Hela’s wolf dog in Thor Ragnarok)

LotusWolff
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1 month ago (edited)

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Or she, not all animals are boys. I really hate how people always assume animals are male! So annoying!

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Shellia Ventura
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1 month ago

Is it just me or does the picture on the right seem a little funny? I see the legs/feet of the lady and they look weird compared to her upper body.

Leslie Donsen
Community Member
1 month ago

You're not seeing things. That leads me to believe it's a good Photoshop. The top half of her appears shrunken. Compare the size of her hands and her face in the picture on the left. Normal. Now compare them in the photo on the right. Not remotely normal.

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that rando_;)
Community Member
1 month ago

That is not a dog. It's an honest-to-god wolf.

Tammy Turner-Purkey
Community Member
1 month ago

What a big, beautiful puppers!! 😍

Enamelcamel
Community Member
1 month ago

That's not a doggo, that's a wolf-o

banana mcnana
Community Member
1 month ago

is that a wolf

Jackie
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh my gosh he’s so beautiful 🤩

Anthony Nizza
Community Member
1 month ago

Definitely part wolf

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
1 month ago

Definitely part wolf!! You can see it in his face!!

PhoenixFlowers345
Community Member
1 month ago

Very Majestic looking.

Erik Ståhlberg
Community Member
1 month ago

American Wolf Dog?

23AClark
Community Member
1 month ago

Hello gorgeous baby!!! 😘😘❤❤❤❤❤

Barbar Stewart
Community Member
1 month ago

He has to be part wolf.

Anna roberts
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolf not dog. Lady needs new glasses

Alex Hamilton
Community Member
1 month ago

Now THAT is a mummy's doggy, big hug from this uncle.

ArtistinResidence
Community Member
1 month ago

Yeah, not a dog.

Viv Hart
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolf dog?

Kashmir
Community Member
1 month ago

That is definitely a wolf, albeit, a beautiful wolf!!

Emiliano Alvarez
Community Member
1 month ago

it is you could tell by the face well I can because I'm an animal lover

-_-_-|Wilted_Fox|-_-_-
Community Member
1 month ago

Only 2 years-

Pepper Sergent
Community Member
1 month ago

Games of thrones called, they want they Dire wolf back

Baked Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Magnificent creature

Hollysmom
Community Member
1 month ago

Gorgeous

Suzy the observer
Community Member
1 month ago

Direwolf

Shadow4523
Community Member
1 month ago

thats amazing

Angelica H.
Community Member
1 month ago

what a beautiful doggo!

jasper
Community Member
1 month ago

So pretty!

Dragoniix
Community Member
1 month ago

:0 SO CUTE.

Estelle Giles-Monroe
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolfie hybrid? ❤

Xenon
Community Member
1 month ago

Beautiful

Willowanne
Community Member
1 month ago

That aint a dog its a damn wolf

June
Community Member
1 month ago

My first thought was "this is real life Nighteyes" (Royal Assassin). Really looks like a wolf :o

Marie deHeryng
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolf dog for sure and very magnificent!❤❤❤❤❤

Judith Agogliati
Community Member
1 month ago

Gorgeous! I want him!💕

boop boop
Community Member
1 month ago

wolf dogs are very common breeds/hybrids (unfortunately). i went to a wolf sanctuary once and there were a bunch of wolf dogs like this!! health issues are common (as they are with most hybrid animals) but they're able to live happy lives. they're really just big cuddly dogs with bigger teeth <3

Kim Bush
Community Member
1 month ago

Wolf hybrids are not "just big cuddly dogs with bigger teeth" and everyone who believes that drivel is why they keep getting surrendered to wolf sanctuaries in the first place!

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#29

This Fluffy Unit Of A Cat

This Fluffy Unit Of A Cat

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This Mainecoon looks so majestic. Yep, s/he knows it.

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#30

This Unit Of An Echidna Came Into The Wildlife Sanctuary. She Got Clipped By A Car But She's Fine

This Unit Of An Echidna Came Into The Wildlife Sanctuary. She Got Clipped By A Car But She's Fine

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Lindsay Ameye
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1 month ago

How's the car?

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#31

This Absolute Unit Blocks The Way Into The Submarine

This Absolute Unit Blocks The Way Into The Submarine

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"Go away. I just want to take a nap."

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#32

Hulk, The World's Biggest Pitbull

Hulk, The World's Biggest Pitbull

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Ben Smith
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1 month ago

Forced perspective again...

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#33

I Was Told To Share This Pic Of Mr Puddly Here

I Was Told To Share This Pic Of Mr Puddly Here

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

That cats paws are legit. He could knead bread dough with those paddles!

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#34

This Weapon Of A Pony

This Weapon Of A Pony

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Lunaofthenest
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1 month ago

This pony is my childhood dream of those disproportionately chubby my little pony lads come to life!!!

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#35

Ah Lawd He 'Bout To Come Back!

Ah Lawd He 'Bout To Come Back!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Look at that chonky face! He's so cute.

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#36

Elvis From Australian Reptile Park Is An Absolute Unit Of A Saltwater Crocodile

Elvis From Australian Reptile Park Is An Absolute Unit Of A Saltwater Crocodile

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Elvis is thinking: Don't you all love my teeth?

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#37

Biggest Mulberries I've Ever Seen

Biggest Mulberries I've Ever Seen

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Rainbow Panda
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1 month ago

They are indeed berry big. 🍇

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#38

I Was Told This Sub Would Appreciate This Absolute Unit Of French Macaron I Made

I Was Told This Sub Would Appreciate This Absolute Unit Of French Macaron I Made

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Jessica Shookhoff
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1 month ago

Wow! That's a gorgeous macaron!! Perfect snacking size, imo

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#39

A Wandering Albatross. Absolute Unit!

A Wandering Albatross. Absolute Unit!

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Cupcake168
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1 month ago

Beautiful!

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#40

This Mighty Steed

This Mighty Steed

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Onward, my noble steed!

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#41

You're Telling Me That’s Not A Polar Bear

You're Telling Me That’s Not A Polar Bear

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Eliška Hůlková
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1 month ago

Avatar Korra called, she wants her pet back.

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#42

Got An Absolute Unit Of A Carrot In My Weekly Food Delivery Box Today!

Got An Absolute Unit Of A Carrot In My Weekly Food Delivery Box Today!

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Troux
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1 month ago

That dog looks intimidated.

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#43

Absolute Unit Of A Grolar Bear (Polar Bear/Grizzly Hybrid)

Absolute Unit Of A Grolar Bear (Polar Bear/Grizzly Hybrid)

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Cupcake168
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1 month ago

This looks really man-made.

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#44

This Breed Of Dog Is Called A Borzoi. It Has An Absolute Unit Of A Sniffer

This Breed Of Dog Is Called A Borzoi. It Has An Absolute Unit Of A Sniffer

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DC
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1 month ago

They truly have the nose to stick into ... everything.

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#45

Pumpkin Growing Contest Winner

Pumpkin Growing Contest Winner

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ume reid
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1 month ago

looks like its about to pop

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#46

Absolute Unit

Absolute Unit

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Mu B
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1 month ago

He's not happy.

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#47

In The Deep Blue Sea

In The Deep Blue Sea

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Aski Markup
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1 month ago

Wtf?! No... Just no...

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#48

T H I C C

T H I C C

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This duck is the shape of a rotund egg. It's cute, though.

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#49

This Absolute Unit Of A Squirrel In My Back Yard

This Absolute Unit Of A Squirrel In My Back Yard

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

I think I know where it has been storing its nuts.

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#50

Easily The Largest Toilet Seat I Have Ever Encountered In My Bathroom Using Career. Just Tremendous

Easily The Largest Toilet Seat I Have Ever Encountered In My Bathroom Using Career. Just Tremendous

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Adam C
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1 month ago

Sit your fat ass down.

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