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The Dance of the blue manikin

Inside the heart of the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil a group of Blue Manikins prepare to dance for the female which is to the right of the photo and a camouflaged dull green. When she gives the sign they continuously jump over one another presenting themselves to the female in a unique and melodic dance which over a space of 4 minutes continuoes into a high speed frenzy of mesmerizing colour. The finale is that each male at the very end presents his final presentation with a high pitched whistle and the female then makes her choice of the greatest dancer. Truly one of the great wonders of the natural world.

TAGS: Brazil, Dance

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 6, 2015, 2:57 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1600
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