Marsupials Explain What It's Like to Be Home for the Summer
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Marsupials Explain What It's Like to Be Home for the Summer

Because sometimes, only koalas understand.

Marsupials Explain What It's Like to Be Home for the Summer

Going back home for the hottest months of the year is a unique experience, especially if you've just been away at college. While your friends are advancing their careers through internships, or saving children in foreign countries, you're probably on your sixth existential crisis/Gilmore Girls episode of the day. The strange feeling of being back home is a difficult one to explain, but these adorable marsupials understand!

Sleeping all day...

Koalas sleep 20 hours a day and get high off plants for the remaining four, a rigid schedule similar to that of the stereotypical collegiate's.

...and coming alive at night:

Sugar gliders know how to parrrrtay.

When nobody's gone grocery shopping yet so you eat whatever you can find:

This quokka's pissed he couldn't make it to Whole Foods last week.

Hanging out with your friends that are still in high school:

Wish I could keep my baby koala/high school friends safe in my pouch.

When your friends ask you to drive:

The new Chevy Opossum seats up to six.

Seeing your whole squad at the party:

A wooden box full of crazed opossums is seriously my type of get-together.

When you see a "Now Hiring" sign:

Wallabies don't need summer employment, because being cute is a FULL-TIME JOB.

Reuniting with your BFFs:

After years of friendship, they're totally koala-fied to put up with your hometown cabin fever.

"Come over I have snacks"

Hope this wombat makes it before the Cheez-Its are gone.

Seeing someone from your high school in public:


When someone hints that you're lazy for not getting a job/internship/your life together yet:

In conclusion, there's no shame in not having Big Plans this summer. If any of your internship-serving, Europe-backpacking pals ask how your summer's going, show them some relatable marsupials instead of trying to hype it up.

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