10 Adorable Endangered Animal Babies Cuddling up to Mom (Slideshow)

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In honor of Mother's Day, we've rounded up some of the world's most adorable animal babies caught in sweet moments -- from playful tussles and gentle naps to careful teaching -- with their moms.

But what makes these moms particularly important is that they are the only salvation to their species: All the endangered animals on this list are disappearing rapidly.

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Tags: Animals | Biodiversity | Conservation | Endangered Species

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