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9 of the most bizarre animal mating habits

By: Bryan Nelson on June 18, 2013, 12:39 p.m.
Red-capped manakin

Photo: Guilherme Jófili/Flickr

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Red-capped manakin

The male red-capped manakin might have the slickest mating dance of them all. When he comes across a lady manakin, he channels his inner Michael Jackson and starts moonwalking. (You have to see it to believe it.)

If the female is impressed (and how couldn't she be?), she'll allow him to mate.