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Mama Weasel Won't Let Teeny Baby Fall Behind

This weasel mom has a whole flock of babies, but she knows every last one is precious.

A video shows the sweet little family climbing over a wall. The babies eagerly clamber up the stones to follow Mom.

YouTube/Jeff Zenger
YouTube/Jeff Zenger

But while they're very curious ...

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YouTube/Jeff Zenger

... they're not the most graceful.

YouTube/Jeff Zenger
YouTube/Jeff Zenger

Eventually most of the babies make it over, but one little guy gets left behind.

YouTube/Jeff Zenger
YouTube/Jeff Zenger

He scampers up behind his brothers and sisters ...

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YouTube/Jeff Zenger

... and starts crying when he can't find Mom.

YouTube/Jeff Zenger
YouTube/Jeff Zenger

Fortunately this excellent weasel mama hears her baby's calls ...

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YouTube/Jeff Zenger

... and quickly comes to the rescue.

YouTube/Jeff Zenger
YouTube/Jeff Zenger

There's nothing quite as sweet as maternal love, whether it's human or goose or weasel.

You can watch the full video below for more scampering and the tiniest little baby weasel cries.