Happy Mother’s Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day:  Animal mothers with their babies! First up are these moose (Artiodactyla: Cervidae: Alces alcesmy wife and I saw at Rocky Mountain National Park last August:

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Moose cow and calf photographed 08/05/2013 at Rocky Mountain National Park near Grand Lake, Colorado.

Next is a Mourning Dove and squab (Columbiformes: Columbidae: Zenaida macroura) that nested above the door of my workplace last summer:

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Mourning Dove (Columbiformes: Columbidae: Zenaida macroura) with squab. Photographed 06/21/2013 near Clayton, Michigan.

Finally is a Canada Goose with goslings (Anseriformes: Anatidae: Branta canadensisI saw in southeast Ohio a couple of weeks ago:

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Canada geese photographed 05/02/2014 at Zaleski State Forest near Athens, Ohio.

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About Jeremy Sell

Science and nature nerd.
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2 Responses to Happy Mother’s Day

  1. Your photos are really cute.

    Like

  2. wisreader says:

    What a good eye you have for moms! Thanks for these.

    Like

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