Tag Archive for ‘Ornamentation’

Sexy Sons and Choosy Mums

Have a look around in nature and it doesn’t take long to find things that look, quite frankly, ridiculous. Jumping spiders have a strange, staccato dance that looks suspiciously good when put to the tune of YMCA; stalk-eyed flies, as the name suggests, carry their eyes on the ends of enormous stalks by blowing up their faces; and peacocks make it nice and easy for predators to spot them with those gigantic, gaudy tails.

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