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Top 10 Animal Dads

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Top 10 Animal Dads

By Animal Planet

Mom is often the first to get props when it comes to raising the kids, but let’s not forget to give Dad credit where credit is due. The best dads in the animal kingdom will go to great lengths when it comes to parenting, whether it’s turning a blind eye while their lady is sleeping around or sacrificing their very lives for their children. Check out 10 dedicated dads from around the globe that have earned their Father’s Day tie and then some.

10. LION

Our first dad just barely makes the cut. While the lion earns points for being fiercely protective of his family, unfortunately he’s also a real snoozer, more often than not sleeping when he should be keeping a closer eye on his kids. But beware, because when this dad IS awake, you don’t want to mess with him. A lion’s eyesight is five times better than a human’s, and the king of the jungle can hear prey across the savanna up to two miles away! Also, this is one dad that could use a minivan actually, make that a bus. Lions head up large family units called prides that can include up to seven lionesses and 20 cubs!

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5:00AM PDT on Jul 17, 2013

interesting article,thank you for sharing 17/7

5:36PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

love it!

6:19PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

Interesting article; I knew about the penguin & seahorse.

11:18AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

great article, thanks for sharing :)

5:01AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

attract the mate with glue?nice idea.. :P

2:42AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

Lovely!:)

1:58AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

Thanks for sharing!

1:50AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

Thanks for sharing!

8:45PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

Thank you. Loved it!

2:39PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

thanks for sharing

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