10 Adorable Animal Moms!
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate the special bond between a mother and her child.
In the animal world there are plenty of great mothers and to celebrate, I put together a list of really cute (and cuddly) photos!
These are the photos that make you go ‘Awww’!
See Ten Adorable Animal Moms After The Jump…
Orangutans generally nurse their offspring until they reach the age or 6 or 7!
4. Polar Bear
Female Polar Bears put on around 400 pounds during their pregnancy! When a Polar Bear is ready to give birth, she digs a maternity den (usually in a snowdrift), where she goes into a hibernation-like state, doesn’t eat for two months and also sleeps through the baby’s birth.
6. Ringtail Lemur
Baby koalas are called ‘joeys’ and once the joeys are born, they spend about six months inside their mother’s pouch!
Think 9 months sounds long? Female elephants have a 22-month pregnancy! Now that’s one mom deserving of a Mother’s Day! Elephants live in a matriarchal society though so once the baby is born, the other females in the herd all lend a hand, including grandmothers, sisters, aunts and even cousins.