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Sex lives of the pygmy seahorses — a hidden, miniature marvel

12 mins | Sep 1, 2022
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Their rich, dramatic lives are more soap opera than scientific journal. Through daily courtship rituals, bonded pairs of male and female pygmy seahorses can synchronise their reproductive cycles amongst other fascinating acts. Underwater photographer Richard Smith reflects on how the sex lives of these fascinating sea creatures challenge the human scales we use to frame family, kinship and sexuality.
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