Celebrating Mothers Anywhere and Everywhere!

1The Most Loved (and Most Dangerous) Thing on Earth

The maternal instinct is as strong a force of nature as gravity, and a mother will fall on any perceived threat like a boxing glove filled with cannonballs if she thinks her child is in danger. In the long history of terrestrial life, millions of animals have died after forgetting this rule: it should comfort you to know your relatives probably remembered.

With that happy thought in mind, let’s take a stroll through the variety of mothers in the animal kingdom today. Not just to celebrate Mother’s Day, but as a helpful reminder: you don’t mess with mommies.