Some baby animals have scales and scoots, others have fluff and fur. Many youngsters spend their days exploring their new world as they learn to walk and climb. But some, like this western lowland gorilla baby at the Bronx Zoo, prefer hitching a ride on mom’s back.
Catch some of their first and funniest wild moments on camera, and make sure to share them with us.
Our editorial team will choose the best submissions based on appeal, composition, originality, and technical quality. We can consider a maximum of four submissions per contributor. A group of chosen shots for this assignment will be posted on this page, and some may even be featured.