It’s impossible to define a mother’s love for her kids. She gets angry at them for their little mistakes and then stands rock solid behind them in their weakest points. She even sometimes sacrifices her ambitions, desires, happiness, and life for the well-being of her kids. And this emotion can also be seen in animals.
A video shared online by Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sudha Ramen shows the selfless love of a bird mommy towards her chicks. It opens with a snake slithering into the hole where the mother lived with her kids.
On seeing the carnivorous reptile gradually move in, the bird swings into action. She rigorously starts flapping her wings and pushing the chicks out of the hole.
The mother successfully manages to move her kids out of the hole unharmed, however, she couldn’t save herself. The video concludes with the snake coiling around the mommy probably suffocating her to death.
The heartbreaking video left many people teary-eyed.
Heart wrenching 😓 nothing, nothing absolutely nothing comes closer to the love of a mother 🙏
— Nila Madhab PANDA ନୀଳମାଧବ ପଣ୍ଡା (@nilamadhabpanda) October 22, 2020
Eyes moist on seeing this.. every parent will be touched, inspired and relate .. life’s not going to be the same for the little birdies.. rewritten in seconds.. 😢
— dsrihari (@dsrihari) October 22, 2020
every mother have sacrificed for their child😒😒….respect for nature's law..🙏
— YOGESH DESHMUKH/യോഗേഷ്/ಯೋಗೇಶ್ (@YOGESHD94948211) October 22, 2020
Unconditional love ❣️
— Anamika (@AnuAk20) October 22, 2020
Great video which explains mother's love and commitment.
Feel sorry for the soft target and soft natured duck ..
But ! Its food chain where we have to be empathetic.
— Ram Naresh (@KRamnareshAZ) October 22, 2020
Heart wrenching and inspiring, yet the laws of nature is immutable. Touching video.
— Ashish John (@akjcmu) October 22, 2020
Supreme Sacrifice of a Mother… across the Species….
— ANIL GOEL (@caanilgoel) October 22, 2020
So touching.. but nature has its own ways of protecting and nurturing life ..
— Manish Kumar (@ManishKumar302) October 22, 2020
Good god!!! This is really frightening
— 🌸✨DalDhokli (Justice For Sushant)✨🌸 (@daldhokli23) October 22, 2020
Mother is always great💚👩👧
— prangya pragatika (@shikha17071997) October 22, 2020
However, some argued that the person shooting the video could have saved the mother.
The photographer could have saved the mother and thus the chicks who will now surely die if(s)he had picked up a stone. Cruel lust for publicity. Obnoxious video.
— Swami Prajnananda (@SPrajnananda) October 22, 2020
Fighting a big snake is no joke and this may be drone Cam, not really a human being always
— Mrinal Kamboj (@MrinalKamboj) October 22, 2020
Feels extremely sad to watch this! Such a supreme sacrifice mothers do for kids! I hope the duck got saved by the person who shot this video. It's not right to make such videos. Instead one should try and save the creatures in danger.
— Madhu06579 (@madhud65) October 22, 2020
What will snake eat then..There is word called life cycle
— Common Man🤙 (@aapiaajju) October 22, 2020
It is law of nature. One becomes food for others. But seeing the babies, the photographer could have saved the mother duck if was not a drone cam.
— abinash baruah (@abinashbaruah1) October 22, 2020
This clip is sure to melt the toughest of hearts. Can we ever repay what moms do for us?