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.
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!