Humans aren’t the only ones who take extraordinary steps to protect, nurture and raise their young. Maternal instinct is probably one of the strongest feelings that animals and humans alike can experience. The animal kingdom is flush with moms that take the time to teach their babies how to find food and protect themselves against the elements.
Here we collected 23 absolutely adorable photos of animal mothers with their children that will make you want to call your mom. Scroll down to enjoy and don’t forget to share with your friends and family!