17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mother baboon cleaning its child

These two baboons were photographed in the Prospect Park Zoo. The mother was cleaning its child by picking and looking through the hairs on its back and head. It depicts the beautiful relationship between parent and child in the animal kingdom.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Julianna Weiss