Monday, June 22, 2009

Happy (belated) Father's Day

Here are some good examples of caring dads in nature.

And, because I can, here are some poor examples of animal moms.

And, if you're not too squeamish, here are two very different varieties of seahorses. The first appears to invest a lot of time in rearing young, because there are only a few, larger babies, while the second gives birth to many, many offspring, likely meaning that there is not as much parental care:

1 comment:

GeorgeRN said...

Here's an example of a parent(not sure the gender) who seems to be feeling strained.
Penguin chicks