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This morning's spazzy dance.

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by The Sheriff, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Crowing

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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    Haha! That was great [​IMG]
     
  3. Supreme Emu

    Supreme Emu Chirping

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    I never thought I'd see a spazzy dance captured!

    Now, it's Sunday morning here, and I'm on the case (and I've just had Real Internet installed, and can watch video now). Read the following passage about avian courtship:

    “Dancing: Physical movements, from daring dives to intricate sequences including wing flaps, head dips, or different steps can be part of a courtship ritual. In many species, the male alone will dance for his female while she observes his actions, while in other species both partners will interact with one another. Dance mistakes show inexperience or hesitancy and would likely not lead to a successful mating.”
    http://birding.about.com/od/birdingbasics/a/courtshipbehavior.htm


    Note the bit about head dips, and the bit about needing to practice (so as not to show inexperience or hesitation). NOW watch this:


    http://www.snotr.com/video/865/Emu_mating_dance

    Supreme Emu
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:OMG that's freakin hilarious!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have tears in my eyes from laughing so hard!
     
  5. LadyAndHerPeeps

    LadyAndHerPeeps In the Brooder

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    TO FUNNY!! I LIKE TO MOVE IT MOVE IT![​IMG]
     
  6. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

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    bwahahaha, that second link was even funnier!
     

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