For Mother's Day, pictures of mama animals with babies

Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com
May 12, 2013



One of the highlights of traveling to exotic planes is seeing mother animals with their babies so here is a collection of a some pictures I've taken over the years. They range from amphibians in Panama to orangutans in Borneo. I hope you enjoy.

And happy Mother's Day!


Sumatran orangutan with its baby in Indonesia's Gunung Leuser National Park


Southern Tree Hyrax with baby in the Maasai Mara, Kenya


Mother Panamanian golden frog with its green baby. This species is now extinct in the wild due to disease outbreak.


Female Western lowland gorilla nursing a baby.


Mother tarsier and baby in Sulawesi


Mother elephant with calf in the Maasai Mara, Kenya


Family of warthogs in Kenya's Maasai Mara


Mother and baby Matschie's Tree-kangaroos (Dendrolagus matschiei)


Baby Mexican spider monkey on its mother's back


Three-striped posion arrow frog (Epipedobates trivittatus) with tadpoles on its back in Suriname


Mama ring-tailed lemur with baby in Anja, Madagascar


Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) with baby


Female crowned lemur carrying her baby in Ankarana, Madagascar


Mama Orangutan with baby in Indonesian Borneo


Green Poison Arrow Frog (Dendrobates auratus) with a tadpole on its back in Costa Rica. This might be a male frog.


Baby Casanare, Colombia


Two-toed sloths in Arenal, Costa Rica


Baby brown lemur


Sumatran elephants in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park.


Mother Verreaux's Sifaka with baby in Southern Madagascar


Baby brown lemur in Madagascar


Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) with baby in Madagascar


Baby crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) on its mother's back


Ring-tailed lemur with baby in Madagascar















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For Mother's Day, pictures of mama animals with babies.

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