Great photos of nature featuring wild animal mothers and their offspring
Lioness with cub, National reserve Pilanesberg, South Africa
photo credit: Gabriela Stebler
In this picture a cub rubs her mother’s neck, begging for milk.
photo credit: Yagdip Rajput
Always nice to see how such a large animal like an elephant cares and protects her cubs.
photo credit: Rita Summers
A small mountain gorilla, sucking his mothers thumb
photo credit: Howard Ruby
“One reason why people like polar bears, is because of the tender relationship between mother and cub.
photo credit: Rick Rasmussen
“The rain was falling and a curious kid looks out from behind his mother.
photo credit: Eddie Schermerhorn
“I had been crawling around in the sand trying to get a good angle for a shot, when this scene fell into place.
photo credit: Wil Hershberger
Fawn jumping on his back mother to get a better look, who’s coming down the hill.
photo credit: John Hunter
“Hiding on a nearby cliff pays off with this a touching snapshot of a mother, feeding their chicks.
photo credit: Eberhard Brunner
Patence pays off in this image of female cheetah guarding her cubs.
photo credit: Adrian Beeyli
“A family of baboons, happily courting each other on the island of Palm.