Courtship rituals play an important role in advertising an animal’s willingness to mate, attracting a partner or warning off rivals. In the animal kingdom, displays can involve elaborate and acrobatic dances, dazzling colours, and sometimes a combination of both. It is often the male that performs courtship displays, and these 10 examples show the lengths some guys go to in order to woo their female friends.
The extravagant and energetic world of animal courtship rituals
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