Today is the day we celebrate dads everywhere, even in the animal kingdom. Some animal dads are charged with much of the same duties as their human counterparts: watch over the children, protect the territory. But some animal dads go further than even the mother does to protect his home and his heirs, and no one does it better than the silverback gorilla. Check out this footage of familiar parenting techniques often employed by humans among a family cell of gorillas.
Image via Derek Keats