Baby Animals and Their Moms, Because It’s Nearly Mother’s Day

Posted on April 24, 2018.

Happy Mother’s Day! I thought it would be nice to share these photos of different animal moms and their baby cubs, cygnets, piglets, pups, joeys, calves, and more on this day.

Happy Mother’s Day! I thought it would be nice to share these photos of different animal moms and their baby cubs, cygnets, piglets, pups, joeys, calves, and more on this day.

1. One of two 14-week-old twin polar bear cubs rests on her mother Giovanna during their first presentation to the media in Hellabrunn Zoo on March 19, 2014, in Munich, Germany. #

2. Melbourne Zoo’s new Asian elephant receives a nudge from her mother after going on display to the public for the first time on February 10, 2010. #

3.A young cygnet, amongst the eight born only days previous, rests on his mother’s back on May 5, 2017, in Bradford on Avon, England. Nesting beside the famous Town Bridge in the historic Wiltshire town, the newly arrived cygnets have been causing a great deal of interest among locals and visitors alike

4.A five-month-old baby female Bornean orangutan plays with her mother Sulli at Bioparc Fuengirola in Fuengirola, near Malaga, southern Spain, on September 12, 2016

5.A lion cub nuzzles up to its mother, 4-and-a-half-year-old Kashifa, while she keeps an eye on her five cubs on June 5, 2014, as Zoo Miami officially introduced the family to the public.

6.Lisimba, a two-month-old Hamlyn’s monkey, is pictured with its mother, Karmina, on August 2, 2012, at the zoo in Mulhouse, France.

7.An unnamed baby Goodfellows Tree Kangaroo joey, peeks out from its mother’s pouch on February 24, 2014, in Sydney, Australia.

8.A baby hippo swims under the water near its mother Maruska in their enclosure at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, on February 24, 2016

9.A newborn baby flamingo reaches up for its mother in its enclosure at Munich’s zoo Hellabrunn on August 8, 2008

10.Alinga, a female koala that was born on October 19, 2013, and left her mother’s pouch in May 2014, rides on her mother’s back in the Zoo parc of Beauval in Saint Aignan, France, on July 19, 2014.

11.A female giraffe calf, right, born in the early morning of June 22, 2015, is licked by her mother, Ellie, at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, on June 23, 2015

12.A three-week-old female White Rhinoceros runs with her mother Tanda, 21, at the Ramat Gan Safari, an open-air zoo near Tel Aviv, on September 3, 2014

13.A picture taken on March 15, 2017, shows a manatee baby swimming underwater near his mother in the manatee tank of the Zoological parc of Beauval on March 15, 2017.

14.Sarani, a female snow leopard, explores her habitat with one of her four-month-old cubs which were making their public debut at the Brookfield Zoo on October 7, 2015, in Brookfield, Illinois.

15. A piglet sleeps as it lays between the legs of its mother at the agriculture and food fair on its opening day in Saint Gallen on October 9, 2014.

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Source: Theatlantic