These baby fur seals will melt your heart
From their curious little faces to their sheep-like bleat, everything about fur seal pups is just adorable. We dare you to watch this video without saying saying ‘aww!’
Nandi the elephant learns to use her trunk
Nandi, a nearly 1-year-old African elephant, is the baby of her herd. Just like a human baby who has to learn how to walk, a young elephant has to learn how to use their trunk.
Anaka, a nearly 2-year-old gorilla, is one tough ape
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.
Mother zebra knows her baby by smell alone
It can be easy to get lost in a crowd, especially when everyone has stripes. In order to avoid losing their offspring, a mother zebra will take the time to get to know their baby’s scent.
An alpha in the making
A young baboon spends some quality time with mom and pop, while he’s still got his youth.
Pronghorns have a get-up-and-go attitude
In order to avoid becoming a predator’s lunch, pronghorns usually have to stay on the move. They’re able to run at incredible speeds, and only spend about 10 minutes sleeping.
The life of a lion cub isn't as easy as it might seem
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.
Learning how to be a capybara
From swimming to chewing food, there are a lot of things a young capybara must learn how to do properly if he wishes to survive in the wild.
The peaceful nature of the alpaca
Alpacas are very quiet and peaceful creatures, especially the young.
Coyote pups learn to be part of the pack
3 coyote pups enjoy spending some quality time with mom and dad, who teach them important lessons about survival and pack mentality.
Even meerkats have to learn how to stand on their own 2 feet
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.
3 cheetah cubs won't let mother's rejection get them down
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.
Running around with baby bison
As the largest land animals in North America, a charging bison can be a terrifying sight. As a baby, watching a bison run around might remind you of a puppy at play.
This little lemur loves to leap
Jocelyn, a baby ring-tailed lemur, has a lot of energy and loves bouncing around her exhibit at the Saint Louis Zoo.
Baby hummingbirds have to learn how to use their tongues
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
Meet the baby gentoo penguins from the Edinburgh Zoo
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
Family life with the white-cheeked gibbons
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.
This 7-week-old tamarin is driving his mom crazy
This baby tamarin is 7-weeks-old, and is already a quarter of the size of his mother. Naturally, mom is getting a little tired of carrying baby on her back.
Meet Bulldozer, a 6-week-old muskoxen
At 6-weeks-old, Bulldozer has a lot to learn about being a muskox. Thanks to mom’s guidance, he’ll gain all the skills and knowledge he’ll need to survive.
This 2-and-a-half-month-old white rhino loves to run
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.
Watch 4 baby black bear cubs play and wrestle
Meet Captain, Klondike, Blue and Scout – 4 North American black bear cubs living at the Bearizona Wildlife Park in Arizona. They enjoy climbing, playing and wrestling, which helps them to develop their social skills.
This baby orangutan is a real mama's boy
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
Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum: 4 Silver Fox Pups Having Fun
Here at the Saunder Country Critters Zoo, Franny is the young mother of 4 silver fox pups. Fee, Fi, Fo and Fum have a lot to learn about being a fox before they earn their silver coat.