Gorillas look big and menacing, but deep down they’re pretty shy. Young Anaka is nearly 2-years-old, and is already showing off and acting tough.
Lion cubs face a number of dangers from a very young age, from hungry predators to competitive male lions looking to become pride leader. Fortunately, mom always has her cubs’ back.
There are a number of important lessons a young meerkat must learn in order to survive, but one of the most crucial things a meerkat must learn is how to stand and keep watch for predators.
It’s not uncommon for a cheetah mother to abandon a sick or weak baby, but while these 3 brothers are perfectly healthy, they won’t let mom’s rejection stop them from playing.
Not only do young hummingbirds have to learn how to fly, they also have to learn how to use their tongues in order to collect nectar. This involves doing tongue exercises. More bird features on Love Nature: Africa’s vultures are circling towards extinction, a new study warns The world’s oldest tracked bird is ready to … Continued
Female gentoo penguins will lay two eggs, with both parents taking turns to incubate them. The incubation period usually takes 34 to 36 days, until the young hatch. After hatching, the baby penguins will remain in the nest for the first month of life. They’ll start to form groups with other newborns, and together they … Continued
White-cheeked gibbon couples set quite the example for the ideal family unit. The male and female will mate for life and often sing together. Once they have an offspring, both parents will put in the work to raise and nurture their young.
Meet Tino, a 2-and-a-half-month-old white rhino who is fast on his feet. Not only does running help the young rhinoceros burn off energy, but it keeps mom on her toes as well.
Orangutans are primarily solitary creatures, except for the first 2 years of life when they’re completely dependent on their mothers. The first 4 months are spent literally glued to mom, never leaving her side. Once the ape starts developing climbing skills, at about the age of 2, distance starts to grow between mother and infant. … Continued