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Aawdorable Swan Moms Carrying And Protecting Swan Babies

We all know that there's something special about being held in your mother's arms. It's a unique kind of soft and warm. It makes us feel protected even now that we're older but especially when we were little babies. 

It's the same for animals. For them too, there is something special about being held and carried by mom, whether it's dogs or cats or swans. And since we all feel like we could use a hug right about now, and there's nothing better in the world than a big strong hug from mom, we've brought you some of the most wholesome and sweetest pictures we could find of mother's love in nature in the form of little tiny baby swans getting carried around and being sheltered by their mommas. 

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Heroes Of The Month: Celebrating Rescued Animals And Their Rescuers

Every day, we hear about breaking stories of animals being rescued, and every day, we feel grateful for the rescuers. We try our very best to tell you about these heartwarming stories here, but there are just far too many to keep count of. Some of these rescuers are firefighters, some are shelters, and others are just regular people like us who saw an animal in need and decided to do their best to save them. So, to show some more gratitude, highlight the wonderful people who put in their time and effort to save our furry little friends, and celebrate the animals saved, we made a collection of some of these stories from the past month.


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Stunning Photos of Ballerina Anna Pavlova and Her Swan

Prima ballerina from Russia, Anna Pavlova, lived from 1881 to 1931. She was famous in the 19th and 20th century. Mostly known for her work as a principal artist during the times of Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev, she was most popular and gained worldwide accolades for her work in The Dying Swan. Her work which she started with her own company. She was also the first ballerina for touring all over the world.

In 1912, Anna Pavlova started staying in Ivy House in Hampstead Heath of London. She decorated her ornamental lake with swans. Only right since her largest ballet was called the Dying Swan. However, from all the swans present there, she had a very close bonding with one of the swans named Jack. A lot of the times, Jack was photographed with Anna during press conferences and it just showed the strong friendship the two shared. Just take a look!

h/t: TheMindCircle

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From the Born to Explore Facebook page: "Who needs a bear hug when you can have a swan hug?

This lovely swan trusted me enough to wrap her neck around mine. She was injured at the time, but luckily she was delivered to Swan Lifeline, which is a charity devoted to the care of sick and injured swans in Windsor, England.

This weekend on ABC, Born to Explore journeys around the world exploring the world of birds."

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When I'm cold mama keeps me warm like a love blanket!

- Sally Squeeps

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For this week's Squee Spree versus we have two very beautiful birds, the Snowy Owl and the Swan. Both are majestic, but also have their silly, squee moments (especially when they're babies!). So which white bird will you vote for?

Vote in the comments and be sure to check back Monday to see who won!

  • Sally Squeeps