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Mamas in the Wild

Celebrating moms in the animal kingdom

From humankind to the animal world, a mother’s love is a trait that transcends all species. Charged with a primal instinct to nurture and protect their young, there’s few things these untamed mamas wouldn’t do for their little babes. Here, proof that there’s nothing quite like a mother’s love, especially in the animal kingdom.

OTTERLY ADORABLE Suzi Eszterhas/Minden Pictures OTTERLY ADORABLE HANGING WITH MAMA Anup Shah/ Minden Pictures HANGING WITH MAMA SEALED WITH A KISS Stuart Westmorland SEALED WITH A KISS PICTURE PERFECT Daniel J. Cox PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY NUZZLES Johnny Johnson FAMILY NUZZLES
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Jo Overholt/Design Pics; Heinrich van den Berg MOTHER GOOSE MHaen MOTHER GOOSE LIVING SLOW, LOVING LARGE Suzi Eszterhas/ Minden Pictures LIVING SLOW, LOVING LARGE MAMA BEAR'S GOT YOUR BACK Cornelia Doerr MAMA BEAR'S GOT YOUR BACK MAMA AND HER LITTLE LAMB MAMA AND HER LITTLE LAMB FEEDING TIME? CORDIER Sylvain FEEDING TIME? HEADING HOME Chris Minihane HEADING HOME
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Barcroft/Barcroft Media via Getty Images; Christine Haines LEANING IN DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images LEANING IN SNOUTY SMOOCHES Karnauhov SNOUTY SMOOCHES KOALAFIED MAMA stanciuc KOALAFIED MAMA THAT'S THE SPOT Sergey Gorshkov/ Minden Pictures THAT'S THE SPOT NESTING CGander Photography NESTING JUST LIKE MOM sabirmallick JUST LIKE MOM
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Anolis01; John Cancalosi A MOTHER'S LOVE MattiaATH A MOTHER'S LOVE COOLING OFF FourOaks COOLING OFF SMOOCHES IN THE SAND Gerry Ellis/ Minden Pictures SMOOCHES IN THE SAND SOAKING UP THE SUN Callipso SOAKING UP THE SUN DON'T CROSS THIS MAMA Doug Cheeseman DON'T CROSS THIS MAMA
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Liz Bridges; JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images CATCHING A RIDE CATCHING A RIDE DOUBLE THE FUN WITH MOM Redders48 DOUBLE THE FUN WITH MOM GOT MILK? GOT MILK? STORK DELIVERY AlbyDeTweede STORK DELIVERY