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It is not just Homo sapiens to be exquisite with parenthood but the animal kingdom too has so many parents who take care of the younger ones, nurture and raise them with all their love and affection. Moms and dads in animal kingdom help their kids during their first steps and teach them how to feed and find food for them. Below are the mothers and fathers of the animal kingdom who stand tall when it comes to parenthood.

Polar Bears

Eventually mother polar gives birth to twin cubs that cling on to them for about two complete years learning tactics of survival of the fittest. The cubs are born in the months of December and January, which is the most gelid time; the mothers keep the cubs warm with their body heat and milk.


The bond between an orang-utan mother and her young one is said to be the strongest in the entire animal kingdom. During the first two years the young one is totally dependent on mother and mom stays with their young ones till the age of 6 or 7 teaching them how and where to find food, what and how to eat and how to make a sleeping nest. Female orang-utans are known for visiting their moms till the age of 15-16.


The mothers keep and raise their young ones in disseverance to keep them from being tracked down by the predators. Cubs get their training till 18 good months and then they are capable of living on their own. The cubs hereafter live in a group with their siblings for the next 6 months or so.


Mother penguin lays eggs and leaves them under the chaperone of the male penguin. She then leaves to find ocean and fish and returns back with fishes for the newly hatched chicks. Using the warmth of her brood pouch, she keeps the chick warm and safe.


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