One of the highlights of traveling to exotic places is seeing mother animals with their babies, so here is a collection of 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