Parenting in the Wild – Animal Mamas and Their Adorable Young

Life in the wild can be un-“bear”-able at times. But a mother’s love — even for a wild creature — can always make everything so much better. Just check out these incredible images that show the deep love that wild mamas share with their beloved offspring. You might be surprised to see that even the strangest-looking wild creatures share this deep maternal bond.  From bear hugs to cuddling koalas, these pictures of wild animal mamas and their sweet babies are simply unbelievable, especially number 34!

Rock-a-Bye Orangutan

Orangutan Parenting

This orangutan looks almost human as she rocks her little baby. And it’s not just primates that seem to want to rock their little ones to sleep. Just check out the next loving mom.

Just Keep Swimming, Baby Bear

Bears Swimming Parenting

“Hey, mom! Where are all the salmon?” This adorable baby bear appears to be getting fishing lessons from his loving mother. The next striped mom and baby duo also love to bathe.

Tongue-Bath from Tiger Mom

Parenting in Wild - TIger bath

This super cute baby tiger doesn’t seem to appreciate its bath time. And he’s not alone.  The next mom also loves to keep her little baby clean as can be.

A Lick from a Lynx

Parenting in the Wild - Lynx

Mama Lynx has managed to sneak up behind her little one to give him a quick bath, and he doesn’t look very pleased by the situation. Maybe, he would have preferred a hanging cuddle like the next two.