The Strangest Animal Mating Rituals You’ll Ever Hear About

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Frigate Birds

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With a red throat pouch that blows up into a giant kidney shaped balloon, this bizarre mating display captivates the interests of the females. The females are attracted to the male with the shiniest and grandest balloon, so he continuously waggles his head from one side to next, shaking his wings and drumming on it with his bills seeking their attention. As the female flies overhead, he sits on his nest gyrating his puffed-up chest, and if she likes him, she will land. When they mate, he prevents her from being distracted by males with better-looking balloons, so he covers her eyes with his wings.

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