Cute Photo: Tiger Mom Cuddles Her Cub

07/20/2012 at 09:30 AM EDT

Cute Photo: Tiger Mom Cuddles Her Cub
Mathieu Belanger/Reuters/Landov
Turns out tiger moms really are fierce – fiercely loving.

A Siberian tiger named Amurskaya put her maternal instincts on display at Quebec's St-Felicien Wildlife Zoo this week, rubbing her face against the cheek of her 2-month-old cub.

The cub is one of two born to Amurskaya on May 24.

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