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Meet the Best Animal Dads (Slideshow)

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  • June 17, 2012
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Meet the Best Animal Dads (Slideshow)
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Fatherís Day may not be an official holiday in the animal kingdom, but there are many great animal dads out there that deserve some recognition. These guys do it all, from building nests and incubating eggs to giving prize-worthy piggyback rides and even giving birth themselves. In honor of Fatherís Day, here are some of our favorite superstar dads and their tots:

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Lions are fierce protectors of their young.

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11:20AM PDT on Sep 21, 2012

amazing pics. but more info would have been best

9:43AM PDT on Aug 8, 2012

hot photo of the year :)

9:26PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

I like to see good things about good dads. Thanks for the post!

5:54PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

I thought penguin dads might be on the list. I watched a show about how they guard the egg.

1:30PM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

e fhoto e bellissima!!!!

10:34AM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

Great pictures! Thanks for sharing. However, it does seem as if some animals were left off. I've seen male Cardinals help with the nest and the young. There are alot of great animal dads.

10:02AM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

Great pictures! Thank you!

10:01AM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

Gli animali sono migliori degli umani.

2:38PM PDT on Jun 23, 2012

interesting pictures (**)

7:50AM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

thanks for sharing :)

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