Image of the Day: Stink Flirting
Image of the Day: Stink Flirting
Male lemurs secrete aldehydes from their wrist glands that may make them more attractive to females during the breeding season.
Image of the Day: Stink Flirting
Image of the Day: Stink Flirting

Male lemurs secrete aldehydes from their wrist glands that may make them more attractive to females during the breeding season.

Male lemurs secrete aldehydes from their wrist glands that may make them more attractive to females during the breeding season.

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