The animal kingdom harbors many parenting secrets. Compared with humans, animals have both unique and similar ways of parenting their offspring. For instance, elephants rely on young females to act as babysitters for their young calves–sound familiar?

Not everything is bleak out in the wild, in fact few things are. It appears animals enjoy raising their young just as much as us furless humans! Check out these photos of the cutest parenting moments in the animal kingdom to see just how much fun animal families have living life on the wild side.

1. Mother’s arms are made of tenderness.

2. And I can’t help kissing her every time I see her.

3. It’s difficult to imagine any heroism greater than motherhood.

4. Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.

5. A mother is always ready to help.

6. She always understands what her child doesn’t even have to say.

7. And she deserves the best.

8. She protects our dreams.

9. And our life.

10. She can stay awake all night long.

11. Sometimes she is tired.

12. But we never know about it.

13. Children are the anchors of their mother’s life.

14. My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

15. To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend.

16. There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.

17. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.

18. A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.

19. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.

20. Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.

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Source: Brightside