Lin Manuel-Miranda is human sunshine who has gifted the world with the all-kinds-of-awards-winning musical Hamilton. And that hip-hopera about one of our (formerly) lesser known founding fathers is the gift that keeps giving with memes, dazzling talent, and now adorable animals.
ABC reports the Lincoln Park zoo in Chicago has named its newly born baby Bactrian camel calf in honor of the Broadway sensation that’s opening there at month’s end. Behold: Alexander Camelton:
When the world is getting us down, few things are as reliably uplifting as cute animals and listening to Hamilton (well, the first act. You hit “Burn” and prepare to cry in public. Again.) So, with this dear little pun-adorned camel as inspiration, we’ve spun some sunshine of our own.
Aaron Bear, Sir.
When you smile, you knock me out, I fall apart. And I thought I was so smart.
Angelica, Eliza and Puggy
I don’t know where to go, and I came here all alone…
Marquis de LaFerret
I came from afar just to say “Bonsoir!” Tell the King “Casse toi!” Who’s the best? C’est moi!
He’s never gon’ be President now!
I wanna sit under my own vine and fig tree, a moment alone in the shade…
What’d I miss?