These little guys are too cute!
We're not the only ones capable of it, and these heartwarming photos of animal parents will show you that for sure.
We tend to separate animals into two different categories based on how they rear their children. Those are the R and K categories. K categories include animals like cats, elephants, and humans. They have few babies but have longer gestation periods. Their offspring tend to require more care and for much longer time.
The R category is more focused on quantity for survival. Here are some great examples of K animals:
Hold mommy's trunk, dear.
2. Polar Bears
Trying to escape, are we? Not under mama's watch!
Awww... bear kisses!
Under mama's wings is the safest place to be.
5. Prairie Dogs
One happy family!
You're not king of the jungle yet.
Learning to swim from mom is the best way to learn.
Oh, sweet nibblets!
10. Polar Bears
The best ride, ever.
This forest will be all yours someday, son.
What a strong mama.
How to not lose your mom during a walk.
Try to hurt my babies ... I DARE you.
Precious little nut.
Best way to beat the summer heat: swimming with mama.
Under mama's protective feathers.
Just floating along...
22. More otters
... and sharing cuddles.
No one touches our babies.
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This article was originally published at Higher Perspective. Reprinted with permission from the author.