Nov 26, 2014

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

 

Watch this tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. According to the BBC, this mating ritual can take the pufferfish an entire week of around the clock work.

The clip is from BBC’s Life Story episode entitled Courtship (5 of 6). For more information visit BBC One: Life Story

 

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