Animal Tracks: April 26 - May 3

Find mama and baby bears, cats, jaguars, zebras and more in this special Mother’s Day edition of our slideshow of cute critters.

A Canadian goose and gosling relax near a pond in Roseburg, Ore.

Robin Loznak / Robin Loznak

Lolo, a black Jaguar, plays with her newborn spotted cub inside their cage at the zoo in Yaduda, Jordan.

Ali Jarekji / X00137

Three kittens relax, along with their mother, on a step stool under a house porch in Harlingen, Texas.


A bonobo cuddles her mother, Kuni, at the Jacksonville Zoo, in Jacksonville, Florida, as mother and daughter are shown to the public for the first time.

Marian Brickner / Caters News

A 4-day old elephant calf stands beside his first-time mother, Karishma, at Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable, central England.

Adrian Dennis / AFP

A newborn manatee swims with the help of its mother, Eva, hours after being born at the Singapore Zoo.


Mello, a 1-month-old lion cub, lays his head on the paw of his mother, Veni, at Prigen Safari Park in Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia.

Trisnadi / AP

A red-necked wallaby mother sits with her baby in her pouch, as she discovers her new enclosure at the zoo in Hanover, Germany.

Stefan Simonsen / DDP

Three-year-old Galia suckles her first litter of six puppies at the Barry Foundation, a center for breeding kennels for St. Bernards in Martigny, Western Switzeland.

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

A 6-day-old sheep nuzzles its mother, Mana, at the Saitama Children's Zoo in Higashimatsuyama, near Tokyo, Japan.

Itsuo Inouye / AP

A monkey along with its baby walks atop a gate in the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque in New Delhi.

Parth Sanyal / X01848

A baby giraffe is seen with its mother in the zoo of Hanover, northern Germany.

Kai-uwe Knoth / AP

A brown bear mother and one of her newly born off-spring enjoy the sunshine in the Attica Zoological Park on the outskirts of Athens, Greece.

Orestis Panagiotou / ANA

A sow and her piglets walk in the snow on a pig farm in Thame, near Oxford, southern England.

Eddie Keogh / X01801

An adult Chilean pink flamingo looks over her 2-week-old chick at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Deceptively white now, it will take two years for this chick to develop its pink feathers.

Julie Larsen Maher / Wildlife Conservation Society

A newborn zebra stands with its mother, Yoko, at a zoo in Lima, Peru.

Martin Mejia / AP

Kanna, a female Bengal tiger, sits with her cubs at a private house in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia discovered five tigers that have been raised by a man at his home for about 25 years, an official said.

Adek Berry / AFP

Orangutan mother Daisy kisses her baby, Dodi, at the zoo in Dresden, eastern Germany, where Dodi was born in November.

Norbert Millauer / DDP

Geraldine, a baby rhinoceros, runs beside her mother, Claudia, at the Serengeti Safari Park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen.

Christian Charisius / X00910