Motherly love knows no bounds. As is the case, mothers — across all species — can also be protective of their young, including giraffes. In the video above, watch as a mother giraffe protects her baby as a pride of lions come in close.

Watch the mother giraffe’s tactics to scare off the lions, and how she and her baby end up walking away without a scratch in this amazing footage! Taken by Barbara Westbrook at Kicheche Bush Camp in Masai Mara, Kenya, this video shows what mothers will go through to protect their little ones.

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Not unlike humans, these animals hold their offspring dear — just check out these 14 beautiful photos of animal moms with their babies! A mother’s love spreads across all animals, including this mother giraffe and her baby.

See the courageous mother giraffe scare off six lions in the above video!

 

 

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