Thursday, September 4, 2008

Nice Haircut Dude

Rainbow Wrasse specialize in cleaning other fish by eating parasites attached to them. The other fish gather around these cleaning stations, wanting to be rid of pests. But that doesn't mean they have to like it. Like small children getting haircuts, the fish scoot away when the wrasse gets to work. They even put up their defensive spines in irritation. Yet, they continue to come back for more.

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