Video Of The Day: Watch A Seahorse Give Birth To 2,000 Babies In 30 Seconds

[vid src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_nEA3dtOZs” caption=”This video might change the way you feel about childbirth.”]

The fact that seahorse birth is handled by the males, and not the females, is likely common knowledge, but still a strikingly rare thing in nature. In fact, seahorses are one of only two animal groups where the male is the one that gives birth (the other is the pipefish, a more ruthless male carrier that aborts embryos from ugly mothers).

No matter how fascinating you find that fact, actually watching a seahorse give birth on video can be a little off-putting, to say the least.

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