You've simply got to love these awesome animal dads. Some of them would really do anything for their kids. Humans should take inspiration.
Emperor Penguin fathers endure below freesing temperatures and fast to incubate their eggs.
They stand over the egg until it hatches and the baby can then begin to grow in that same gap until mom comes back with food.
Seahorses are a type of fish in which the males actually get “pregnant.” They carry the offspring for the 10-25 day pregnancy.
Male marmosets in South America not only carry, feed, and groom their twin babies. Sometimes they even assist with the birth by licking and grooming the newborns.
South America’s greater rhea (chicks nestle into their dad’s back feathers at Washington D.C.’s National Zoo).