Video: The Beautiful Yet Hilarious “Bird-of-Paradise” Mating Dance

The aptly named "Superb Bird-of-Paradise" spectacular mating dance was made famous by the BBC documentary "Planet Earth". The breast shield feathers of the male are an incredibly striking iridescent green-blue, as are two crown feathers on the top of his head. When he erects his plumage during a courtship dance into what is essentially a parasol of black and shimmering color, the effect looks like someone turned a black-light on and there's a glowing face in front of you.  View More
November 10, 2016 Tiffany