Kayley (saloonperfume) wrote in wtf_nature,
Kayley
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 You may or may not find this WTF, but I find this mating ritual truly fantastic. A real original.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=XgnOQqLhrlw

Berlepsch's Six-Wired Bird of Paradise.


It almost looks like he's violating her :/


 
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