Another way of sexual reproduction in nature

As if the angler fish wasn’t strange enough, in order to reproduce the male attaches itself parasitically to the female by biting into her skin. The male then slowly dissolves losing its mouth, organs and brain until there is nothing left but its gonads! 
http://blog.arkive.org/2011/07/arkives-top-ten-strange-facts/

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Another way of sexual reproduction in nature

As if the angler fish wasn’t strange enough, in order to reproduce the male attaches itself parasitically to the female by biting into her skin. The male then slowly dissolves losing its mouth, organs and brain until there is nothing left but its gonads!
http://blog.arkive.org/2011/07/arkives-top-ten-strange-facts/

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