We talk a lot about how a mother’s instincts can be very powerful. It’s pure and lovely. A mother will do anything, even risk their own life, to protect her babies. Her children are the most important thing to her. A happy child is a child who grows up with the love and attention of his mother.

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When a child is a child, they see the world through the eyes of a father. Kids always feel good about their father. Nothing their father can’t do, even be a mother. Fathers can care for their children just as well as moms and in the same amount of time. Let’s take a peek at the father swan in this scenario.

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In just one week, the father swan lost his partner and became a single father. In bad health, the mother swan gave birth to their 6 well-fed cygnets, but she didn’t have time with them. The Boston Globe said that she died on May 31 of no apparent cause. Who would look after her babies?

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They did, guys. He took on the role of his partner and looked after his children on his own. In the end, he hugged his babies and let them snuggle up to him under his wings. When he was swimming in the lake, the swan dad had six on his back. Cygnets have been on many “ferries,” but this one is the safest and most comfortable one that they’ve ever been on.

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They were taken by photographer Matthew Raifman on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston, Massachusetts. They are so sweet and heartwarming. His heart broke when he saw the father swan and his cygnets together.

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“I saw something that was a little out of the ordinary,” Raifman told WBZ-TV. They were all on top of the Papa Swan. He later shared a photo of the painful moment on Instagram. It was “one of the most tragic stories I’ve heard in quite some time,” he said.

Instincts are always right. The father swan had never taken care of his babies before. But when tragedy happens to his family, he takes things into his own hands and does what he can. If he doesn’t do well at first, things should go well now. His kids are doing very well now. This is good news for him.

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It was surprising to the Boston Animal Control when they checked on the young swans. They were amazed at how well the single father swan got along with his kids. This isn’t an easy job, but he’s done a fantastic job. Oh, very lovely!

Image Credits: Matthew Raifman

H/T: Fox2detroit

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