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The Queen's Corgis Stole The Opening Ceremony Show

The Pembroke Welsh Corgis were featured in a skit featuring James Bond and the Queen herself -- but no one was paying attention to those guys. Some background, animated GIFs, and reactions from around the web on the Olympicorgis:

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The Queen As A Young Princess

The Queen Feeding Her Corgis, 1976

The Queen and her Corgis in smilier days

The Young Queen At Her Desk

The Face Of The XXX Olympics!

Olympicorgi Fan Art

Great Idea!

Twitter Loves Corgis

A source tells me Queen Elizabeth was offered trained Corgis for her @DannyBoyleFilm appearance, but insisted on her own. #OpeningCeremony

A source tells me Queen Elizabeth was offered trained Corgis for her @DannyBoyleFilm appearance, but insisted on her own. #OpeningCeremony-- Carl Quintanilla

I want this opening ceremony to feature hundr-- NO, THOUSANDS -- of corgis running onto the field to do synchronized drills.

I want this opening ceremony to feature hundr-- NO, THOUSANDS -- of corgis running onto the field to do synchronized drills.-- Alex-jon Earl

Also, if the opening ceremony was just an hour of royal corgis doing their corgi thing, I'd be totally okay. #London2012

Also, if the opening ceremony was just an hour of royal corgis doing their corgi thing, I'd be totally okay. #London2012-- terrabear

Daniel Craig and corgis: it's like a fever dream of the best kind. #openingceremony

Daniel Craig and corgis: it's like a fever dream of the best kind. #openingceremony-- Wonderland Magazine

Aw, quit hating on the queen, you guys! She's 700 years old and just wants to get in bed with some corgis. #metoo

Aw, quit hating on the queen, you guys! She's 700 years old and just wants to get in bed with some corgis. #metoo-- Kate Harding

James Bond. And the Queen. And her corgis. THIS IS THE GREATEST FANFICTION EVER. #OPENINGCEREMONY

James Bond. And the Queen. And her corgis. THIS IS THE GREATEST FANFICTION EVER. #OPENINGCEREMONY-- Antonella Inserra

The Animated GIFs

True Words

Love You, Corgis!

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