european badger mothers share infant care
Animal Parenting

European Badger Mothers Share Infant Care

May 1, 2019 1
In the case of European badger mothers, they share infant care by raising infants in a group. Each mom will have something slightly different to offer. This can be a buffer against maternal stress. When […]
bat moms and young
Animal Parenting

Bat Moms and Lactation

April 17, 2019 1
As the only flying mammals, bat moms find themselves in a unique situation when it comes to lactation. Bat mothers need to provide milk to their offspring. Bat mothers also need to fly to forage […]
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Free Sample of the Book Wild Moms

April 10, 2019 0
Have you had a chance to read Wild Moms yet? May is fast approaching, and with it comes Mothers Day – a day to celebrate moms, mom-figures, and motherhood. What better way to celebrate than […]
allomothering and adoptive mothers
Animal Parenting

Adoptive Mothers In The Animal Kingdom

March 13, 2019 2
When a non-biological mother takes over complete care of an orphaned infant, it represents a great commitment. Biologically speaking, it doesn’t make sense for a mother to provide an abundance of care to an unrelated […]