5 reasons why animal moms are awesome

Check out five marvelous mothers of the wild, then click through a supercute gallery of animal moms and babies.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALERY PLOTNIKOV, DREAMSTIME; SERGEY URYADNIKOV, DREAMSTIME; PAWEŁ JACHIMEK, DREAMSTIME; VLADIMIR SELIVERSTOV, DREAMSTIME; DUNCAN NOAKES, DREAMSTIME