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Fresh Off the Net: Animated Indiana Jones, Concerned mama duck, Adorable dinosaurs, Elementary pep-talk

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The Daily Catch - published on 09/30/16

Well, well, well… Back for more are you? Well you’re in luck! We have a fine selection of adorable links. How adorable you ask? See for yourself!

This Gorgeous Fan Film Makes Us Want a Whole Indiana Jones Animated Series – (gizmodo.com)

If you’re like the DC staff and refuse to acknowledge Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as a real Indian Jones movie, then you’ve been without a proper ‘Indy’ flick since 1989. This new fan made animated short is a preview of what could be the next big thing in the world of Indiana Jones:

In his free time over the past five years, artist Patrick Schoenmaker has been putting together this wonderful trailer for an animated Indiana Jones adventure, and now the final thing is here and we desperately, desperately want there to be more..

Heroic mama duck saves her ducklings by ingeniously quacking at a human – (ftw.usatoday.com)

This dutiful mother was leading her children over a grate and when she looked behind her worst fear was realized, all her babies were gone.

In this wonderful video showing the power of inter-species camaraderie, a mama duck alerts a human walking by that her 9 baby ducklings had fallen through a grate and were trapped underground. The human then called the Phoenix Fire Department, who showed up and spent quite a bit of their own time rescuing the babies and reuniting them with their mother.

He’s a cutie-saurus! Toddler shows off his skill at naming dinosaurs – after shooting to fame for blaming Batman for drawing on his mirror – (dailymail.co.uk)

This little boy is not only adorable, he’s really knowledgeable about dinosaurs. DC staff couldn’t name half of those!

A little boy who shot to fame after blaming Batman for drawing on his mirror is melting hearts again as he shows off his skills at naming dinosaurs. Laura Hopkins, from Inverness, Scotland, posted another heartwarming video of Her two-year-old son Noel to YouTube where he shows off his impressive knowledge of prehistoric creatures. Wearing his Toy Story pyjamas, Noel can’t contain his smiles as his mum holds up a selection of dinosaurs for him to name.

Inspiring Parents Teach Their Kids Important Lessons Before School Every Morning – (viralnova.com)

This almost had us bawling. What a great way for a little kid to start off the day and what a great way for a father to instill virtuous humility while bonding with his daughter. Cheers to you dad, for being a positive example to us all.

Getting picked on at school is almost a rite of passage at this point, and with the rise of social media, bullying sometimes follows kiddos home after they get off the bus. But one inspirational dad is helping his little girl grow up into a strong, humble young lady by making her give herself a pep talk before school every morning.
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