By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger
Does a dung beetle find love easier than us? From the humblest worm to the majestic blue whale, creatures large and small have spent hundreds of millions of years conceiving a variety of ways to impress their mates.
Single guys listen up: These savvy animals understand the language of love…and might just have the best advice for those looking for romance.
Mingle Like a Penguin
Every year in late spring, male penguins, often numbering into the thousands, congregate on their colony’s breeding ground to establish a nesting spot and await the arrival of females. When the ladies start pouring in, the giant singles’ mixer erupts in a cacophony of squawking and wing-flapping as the males vie for a partner.
Once the pairs mate, they form a bond which can last for years. With any luck, the same can be true for humans who mingle — and you don’t even need a tux.