Tag Archive: babies


Follow Me To Baby Animal Cuteness

Baby Lynx

A tagged baby lynx. Image by the USFWS.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has a beautiful baby animal post on their blog right now. Click here to check it out.

The challenges of motherhood are many.

It requires a ton of patience.

humming bird

A mama humming bird on her nest. Image taken at the San Franicsco Zoo.

humming bird

A mama humming bird on her nest. Image taken at the San Francisco Zoo.

You have to carry a lot of extra weight.

gorilla

Baby Hasani and his adopted mom. Image taken at the San Francisco Zoo.

You have absolutely NO privacy.

flamingo

A flamingo chick, hiding in the safety of his mom's feathers. Image taken at the San Francisco Zoo.

And let’s face it; your young won’t stop until they’ve sucked you dry.

elk

A young elk, getting a drink from mom. Image taken in northern California.

And the worst part is, one day you have your brood all together…

peahen

A peahen and her chicks. Image taken at the West Coast Game Safari Park in Bandon, Oregon.

But then you look up and they’ve all gone their separate directions!

peahen

A peahen and her chicks. Image taken at the West Coast Game Safari Park in Bandon, Oregon.

But wherever they go, they’re following in your footsteps.

peahen

A peahen and her chicks. Image taken at the West Coast Game Safari Park in Bandon, Oregon.

And they’ll always look up to you.

seagull

A seagull and her well camouflaged chick. Image taken at Sea Lion Cave, Oregon.

And need you and love you.

rhinos

A baby rhino with mama Elly. Image given to me by the San Francisco Zoo.

Thanks, mom, for handling all of these challenges LIKE A BOSS!!! Happy Mother’s Day!!!