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Flamingos bust a move to attract a mateFlamingos use nine distinct dance moves in their courtship display

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Flamingos use nine distinct dance moves in their courtship display

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Every year, thousands of flamingos arrive in Camargue, France. They're gathering to choose a mate – each flamingo is looking for a partner that's just as good a dancer as they are. 

To the untrained eye, the flamingo's courtship dance may look like a series of random movements. But scientists have discovered that these seemingly random movements are actually distinct dance moves. 

"There are nine different postures during the courtship display," says behavioural ecologist Arnaud Béche in Why We Dance, a documentary from The Nature of Things.

In this video, flamingos display some of their best moves, including head flagging, wing salute, inverted wing salute and wing leg stretch. 

The different dance moves flamingos use to attract a mate | Why We Dance

14 days agoDuration 1:08Both male and female flamingos dance. They search for a partner who is an equally good dancer.Toronto dancer Julia Slater has 1.2 million fans on TikTok (but she dances even when no one is watching)

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