Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there – of all species!

Red river hogs enjoy a snack with dad at the Sacramento Zoo! YUM!


photo: Virginia Zoo

Photo: Wyn Hall/Virginia Zoo

Boris, a male cassowary, with his chick Hallager at the Virginia Zoo just after he hatched on June 11, 2013. Cassowary fathers incubate the eggs and look after the young after they hatch.


Do you see a family resemblance in this father/son mongoose lemur pair at The Sacramento Zoo?


Lion cubs enjoy some playtime with dad at The Caldwell Zoo.


(photo: Colleen Renshaw)

photo: Colleen Renshaw/ Oakland Zoo

Baby Mocha gets a piggy-back ride – or Hamadryas baboon–back ride – at The Oakland Zoo.


Last but not least, one more species you might find at the zoo or the aquarium…. A father and son learn more about marine life at The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.