Many animals, like humans, play an active role in their children’s education, we just aren’t always there to see it. Most of these photos were captured in the animals’ natural habitat – a rare occurence. Photographers can spend hours trying to capture the perfect photo.

Take a moment to look through this photo series, featuring the cutest animals and their families. 

1. A family of polar bears


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2. Cute meerkats


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3. A family of lions


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4. A beautiful family of pups!


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5. A family of brown bears


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6. A family of penguins


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7. Tender moment between girafes


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8. A family of owls


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9. A family of cats


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10. A family of meerkats


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11. A family of pigeons


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12. A big bear hug


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13. A beautiful giraffe tribe!


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14. A family of hippopotamuses


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15. A family of apes


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16. A family of squirrels


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17. A family of raccoons


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