; though this reproductive “norm” could be a tribute to Father’s Day, the female does have to partake in the act of cannibalism in spite of her young. I’d characterize that as a sacrifice.
In celebration of all the sacrifices mothers of the animals kingdom make in spite of their young, I highlight the most remarkable and fascinating sacrifices above. Though there are a plethora of other examples of undying maternal care, I ask you to provide the others. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!