Outdoors

20 wild animals to steer clear of during mating season

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Hooded Seals

For hooded seals, as for many animals, finding a mate involves competition. But instead of the usual fighting, hooded seals display their prowess in another way: by inflating their nasal cavities into giant “balloons.” Females choose the male with the most “impressive” nasal cavity. All we can say is, there’s no accounting for taste.

 

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