In honor of Mother’s Day, cute baby animals
In the spirit of Mother’s Day on Sunday, here’s a look at some of our favorite mother/offspring shots from the Henry Doorly Zoo.
See even more cuteness in our baby animal photo gallery.
A new male Francois langur was born on Aug. 11, 2010. JAMES R. BURNETT/THE WORLD-HERALD
Mfisha nuzzles one of her lion cubs at the Henry Doorly Zoo on March 29, 2013, the day their names were announced. Taj, Josiri, Kya, Leela and Zuri were born Dec. 29, 2012. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD
Yes, we’re talking Mother’s Day, but let’s give it up for this dad.
A Gentoo penguin feeds one of two of his chicks in the Scott Aquarium at the Henry Doorly Zoo in January 2010. Five Gentoo penguins hatched the month before. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD HERALD
A week-old female giraffe born March 16, 2012, at the zoo. It was the first calf born at the zoo since 2007 and the 29th since 1979. JAMES R. BURNETT/THE WORLD-HERALD
A day-old Sumatran tiger cub gets a bath from its mother at the Henry Doorly Zoo in 1998.
BILL BATSON/THE WORLD-HERALD