You may just want to give your mom a hug after this.

Mother's Day, on Sunday, May, 12, is the day to celebrate moms and everything they've done for us. For many, it's teaching us how to walk, giving us the best (and worst) meals and making sure to squeeze in some playtime.

In the animal world, not much is different. To celebrate moms everywhere — in all shapes, sizes and textures — we've pulled together some of our favourite baby animal and mother pictures from around the world.

LOOK: Happy Mother's Day from the animal world:

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  • Giraffes

    Giraffe baby Jamila canoodles with mother Juji at the outdoor enclosure of the Zoo in Hannover, Germany.

  • Tortoise

    A four-day old African spurred tortoise, Geochelone sulcata, one of eight babies, sunbathes on the head of its mother in their enclosure in Nyiregyhaza Animal Park in Nyiregyhaza.

  • Gorilla

    A newborn western lowland gorilla, born on Oct. 11, cuddles with its mother Bana, 17, at the Chicago zoo.

  • Pandas

    Xiao Liwu, a 5 1/2-month-old male panda, below, nurses as his mother, Bai Yun, above, looks on at the San Diego Zoo.

  • Sea Lion

    A two month-old California sea lion pup plays with its mother at the Attica Zoological Park in Spata.

  • Griffon

    A one-month-old Eurasian griffon sits next to its mother in their nest at the zoo of Duisburg, Germany.

  • Tiger

    A three-weeks-old tiger baby lies next to its mother as it is presented for the first time to the public in the zoo of Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Colobus Monkey

    A baby Colobus monkey named Dr. Sheldon Cooper, after a quirky scientist character on "The Big Bang Theory," rests with its mother.

  • Hippos

    A five-day-old baby hippopotamus swims next to its mother, Kibu, at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Polar Bears

    Three-month-old twin polar bears snuggle to their 18-year-old mother Lala.

  • Elephant

    A 2-week-old female elephant hides behind the trunk of her mother Khaing Hnin Hnin at the zoo in Hannover, northern Germany.

  • Chimpanzee

    A female chimpanzee holds a young chimpanzee during a press presentation in Pongoland, the Leipzig's zoo.

  • Lion

    A 3-month-old lion cub snuggles up to it's mother at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb.

  • Kangaroo

    A young Bennet kangaroo sits in the pouch of its mother in the zoo in Stralsund, northern Germany.

  • Wolves

    Two one-month old baby wolves rest on their mother Mara in the zoo de La Garenne, in Le Vaud, Switzerland.

  • Bornean Orang Utan

    One month-old endangered Bornean Orang Utan sleeps on his mother named Miri in Singapore.

  • Otters

    A giant otter pup (Pteronura brasiliensis), right, looks to his mother 'Madija', left, in the Leipzig zoo, central Germany.

  • Gorilla

    Western Lowland Gorilla Kigali sits on his the back of his mother, Rwanda.

  • Bison

    New born Bison Bela walks in front of its mother Nadine at their enclosure in the zoo in Berlin, Germany.

  • White Indian Tiger

    A rare white Indian tiger cub sits at the feet of its mother Surya Bara at a zoo in the city of Liberec, Czech Republic.

  • Wild Ass

    Hani, a baby Somali wild ass, right, walks with her mother Lisha, left, at Zoo Miami.

  • Deer

    A male Barasingha deer calf, right, lies next to his mother in its enclosure at Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany.

  • Owl

    A ten week old female Great Gray owlet (Strix nebulosa), right, sits behind her mother in its enclosure at Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany.

  • Dolphin

    New born dolphin named Doerrte swims with its mother Delphi at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany.

  • South American Fur Seal

    A few weeks old rare albino South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis) sits next to its mother "Harimee."

  • Rhino

    A mud covered 3-month-old male African Southern Rhino named Jumaane, right, wanders around his enclosure with his mother Shova at the Singapore Zoo.

  • Camel

    Baby Bactrian female camel Amelia stands by her mother Soraya in Rome' zoo.

  • Colobus Monkey

    A 12-day-old baby black and white colobus monkey stays within easy grasp of it's mother, 'Roberta', inside the primate house at the St. Louis Zoo.

  • Lemur

    This photo taken through a pane of glass shows a newborn red vari lemur with his mother at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany.

  • Tapir

    A young Malayan male tapir (Tapirus indicus), left, swims with mother Laila in in the zoo in Leipzig, Germany.

  • Seal

    A six day-old and yet unnamed seal cub lies next to its mother Inga in their compound in the zoo of Augsburg, southern Germany.

  • Chuckwallas

    Two of 11 common chuckwallas that hatched March 23 at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill., climb atop their mother.

  • Manatee

    A baby manatee swims close to its mother in their enclosure at the newly completed River Safari in Singapore.

  • Zebra

    Savanna, a nine-day-old baby zebra, stands next to her mother on her first day in front of the public.

  • Reindeer

    A reindeer mother keeping a close eye on her 10-day-old calf at the San Diego Zoo, Thursday May 24, 2012, in San Diego.

  • Ape

    A two-month-old Barbary ape baby, center, plays with the hair of its mother during warm temperatures in the Erfurt zoo, central Germany.

  • White Cheeked Gibbons

    Indah, one of the Brookfield Zoo's White Cheeked Gibbons, with her infant son born Nov. 15, 2011, in Brookfield, Ill.

  • Koala

    A seven month old female baby koala, as yet unnamed, holds onto her mother Gondera as she is weighed at Duisburg Zoo, Germany.

  • Macaque

    A one-month-old baby lion-tailed macaque clings to its mother at Berlin's Zoologischer Garten Zoo.

  • Pied Tamarin

    A three-month-old Pied tamarin (Saguinus Bicolor) is pictured with its mother in their enclosure at the zoo in Mulhouse, northeastern France.

  • Lambs

    Newborn lambs and their mothers run in a field on a farm in the Wiltshire village of Edington.

  • Titi Pigmeo

    A Titi Pigmeo (Cebuella Pygmaea) born in captivity ten days ago, hangs from the back of its mother at the Santa Fe zoo in Medellin, Antioquia.

  • Flamingo

    A baby James Flamingo stands in front of its mother in their enclosure in the zoo of Berlin.

  • Cats

  • Beluga Whale

    Mauyak, a beluga whale at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, swims with her newly born calf at the aquarium's Abbott Oceanarium.

  • Mandrill

    One month-old baby mandrill Aron clings to his mother Sandra in their cage at Berlin's Zoo.

  • Llamas

  • Crowned Lemur

    Two three-month-old Crowned lemurs (Eulemur coronatus) lay on their mother's back as it jumps in their enclosure on July 8, 2011 at the zoo in Mulhouse, northeastern France.

  • Jaguar

    A zoo in Amneville shows, Napo (R), a jaguar baby born recently at the zoo, playing with its mother.

  • Giant Anteater

    A newborn baby Giant Anteater rides on the back of his mom, Evita, at the San Francisco Zoo.

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