The incredible moment male dolphins attempt to woo females with sea sponge 'gifts' in a romantic courtship ritual

Many a man has tried to woo a woman with gifts, and it seems that this practice even occurs in dolphins.
Scientists have observed male humpback dolphins presenting females with large marine sponges in an effort to mate.
They have also spotted them using a 'wingman' to help get the attention of a female.
The findings suggest an as yet unrecognised level of social complexity in humpback dolphins, according to the researchers. 
DOLPHIN BEHAVIOUR  Scientists observed adult male Australian humpback dolphins presenting marine sponges to females, alongside visual and acoustic display.
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21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail

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