15 animals show the true meaning of parenthood
05 Sep 2015
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“In a child's eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.” - N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
There is no other way to explain the love of a parent. Even today, if I am unwell or down in the dumps, all I want is my parents. Their warm embrace, gentle smiles and loving eyes make the world a better place.
Often, due to unforeseen circumstances, many young children - humans and animals - get separated from their mothers at young age.During such critical times, the maternal instincts of other loving and caring mothers & fathers plays an important role in the care of the young ones. We bring to you 15 such beautiful parent child relationships. Afterall, a parent's love knows no bounds, or species in this case.
This boxer who rescued and adopted this lamb
This cat who adopted the injured squirrel and brought her up as her own
This cow who adopted the orphaned lambs and took care of them
This Great Dane who adopted a calf to raise as her own
This Joey (baby Kangaroo) who is the baby to a Pointer
When their mum refused to care for them, this Collie mix came to the rescue of the cubs
This monkey lost his mum to stone throwers, the dog came to his rescue
This pointer who takes care of a Tiger Cub and a Golden puppy
These two rabbits found love and care with a Golden retriever
She fell from her nest and the Pointer cared for her till she could fly away into the night.
This rabbit who cares for the three abandoned kittens
This lamb knows love and care of her adopted mum
This pig who cares for the lamb along with her own piglets
Unlikely relationship but a treasured one
This hippopotamus who loves his shelled mum
Do you know of such unusual parent child relationships? Do write into us and share your experience
Image courtesy: Guardian.co.uk / Telegraph.co.uk / Indian Express / Mirror