23 Most Adorable Animal Parents Ever. #9 Will Melt Your Heart!

 

Being a parent can be really challenging and demanding. Nevertheless, there are rewarding moments where parents and children bond in an eternal moment. The examples shown below depict beautiful and heart-melting moments from the world of animal parenting.

The remarkable shots show that parental love is a general concept not only experienced by humans. Furthermore, in our popular post “15 Unusual Animal Friendships“, we showed that animals may be far more emotionally complex than many of us believe.

 

Giraffes, for example are very caring parents. They keep an excellent lookout over the savanna due to their long necks and their hard hooves can deliver a fearsome kick even to lions. Moreover, when a mother giraffe needs to forage, she can leave her baby with a nursery that is always watched over by a female giraffe [1].

Which of the photos is your favorite? Who is the best animal parent in your opinion? Leave a comment below! We are curious about your input…

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Image Credits: Anton Belovodchenko

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Image Credits: pensivesquirrel

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Image Credits: Daniel Münger

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Image Credits: Igor Shpilenok

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Image Credits: Jan Pelcman

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Image Credits: Wolfgang von Vietinghoff

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Image Credits: Marco Mattiussi

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Image Credits: Dailymail

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Image Credits: Michael Milicia

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Image Credits: Chuck Babbitt

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Image Source: hqwide

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Image Source: Laurie Rubin

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Image Credits: Andre Pretorius

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Image Credits: Michael Nichols

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Image Credits: Ric Seet

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Image Credits: Jeanette DiAnda

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Image Credits: Udayan Rao Pawar

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Image Credits: Tin Man

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Image Credits: Frederique Olivier/John Downer Productions

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Image Source: imgur

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Image Credits: Dailymail

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Image Credits: Jim Ridley

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Image Credits: Dailymail

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Image Credits: Edwin Kats [H/T]

how that animals may be far more emotionally complex than many of us believe. – See more at: http://www.seenox.org/2014/02/04/15-unusual-animal-friendships-that-will-melt-your-heart/#sthash.CnVzlB0g.dpuf

15 Unusual Animal Friendship”