"Marmosets are outrageously cute, and male marmosets take their roles as fathers very seriously. The typical marmoset dad grooms, feeds and give his infants piggyback rides while momma steps away and takes on a decidedly “disinterested” parenting role. The fathers even act as midwives during the birth of their newborns, going as far to clean up the afterbirth and bite off the umbilical cord.
In celebration of Father’s Day, we present Nature’s 10 Best Animal Dads.”

"Marmosets are outrageously cute, and male marmosets take their roles as fathers very seriously. The typical marmoset dad grooms, feeds and give his infants piggyback rides while momma steps away and takes on a decidedly “disinterested” parenting role. The fathers even act as midwives during the birth of their newborns, going as far to clean up the afterbirth and bite off the umbilical cord.

In celebration of Father’s Day, we present Nature’s 10 Best Animal Dads.”

(Source: mothernaturenetwork)