While baby business in the natural world differs across species, one thing for certain is the fact that moms are awesome. So today, we’re celebrating some of the best mothers we’ve recently observed at the Zoo and Safari Park.
The heartwarming bond between Imani and Joanne is a wonderful sight, especially given this little gorilla’s story.
This little piggy went to the market… these little red river piglets were born at the Safari Park last month.
When baby Denny arrived in December 2014, first-time mother Jessica naturally rose to the occasion of raising her youngster.
Onshe gave birth to her first curious kitten last October. Kamari’s cuteness can be seen in the Zoo’s Kopje area.
Oshana the African lioness has had her paws full taking care of a cute quartet of cubs.
First-time mother Addison also welcomed a cute quartet of spots last summer. Keepers describe Addison as an excellent mom, calm, confident and extremely protective.
Petunia, born on August 1, 2014 to mother Tayana, was the 67th greater one-horned rhino to be born at the Park since 1975.
A rare white ellipsen waterbuck calf named Luke stood out among his her, but his mother kept a close watch on her youngster.
Jenn Beening is the social media planner for San Diego Zoo Global. Read her previous post, 24 Rhino Facts You Should Know.