Mongabay Kids recognizes mothers and carers around the world. Thanks, moms, mums, mamas, stepmothers, allomothers, aunties, grandmas, grannies, nonnas and all the other carers for your support and all the work you do every day!

Here are a few non-human carers spotted in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania …

Thank you!

All images by Meg Strauss

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