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Mother’s Day is May 10: Checkout these Moms Gone Wild!

Golden eagle mom and chick by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, Calif.

This Sunday, May 10, we celebrate Mother’s Day. Motherhood is a life-changing experience for humans and wildlife alike.

Wildlife mothers devote precious resources to finding a mate, digging dens, building nests, giving birth and protecting and feeding their babies. Just because they’re not human doesn’t make wildlife mothers any less dedicated.

This week, the National Wildlife Federation ( passed along these examples of wildlife moms going beyond the call of duty. I thought it would be fun to share them with you:
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Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
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