Okay, so we've made it 40% of the way through the week, and we need some motivation to keep going till the weekend. Aside from the promise of a "One Hit Wonder" Whale Weekend starting Saturday morning (oh, and my birthday!), here's a little cuteness to help you to get through the day. Let's call this your "Daily D'awwww!" moment.

This lion cub decided to wake his mother up; a very brave choice. But, this lioness is cool with it, the baby just wanted a big lion hug.