Happy Mother's Day from The Prancing Papio. Being a mother is no easy task. So on this day, we salute all the mothers of the world, animals and human alike. A special Mother's Day wishes to my mummy, my mummy in law, grandma Messier and my late grandmothers. You girls rock!
Matara (Mimi), mother of four. One of my favorite hamadryas baboon from The Prospect Park Zoo. Happy Mother's Day, girl!
A baboon mother and her baby. Photo from ecmorgan on Flickr.
Gelada mother and baby. Photo from Stefan Geens on Flickr.