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#1 DiverPam

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:20 PM

Hey guys....Going through some photos from my recent trip to Grand Cayman. I really like flamingo tongue so I take a lot of shots of them.   While looking at this shot at home...it looks to me like there are two here - tongue to tongue - mating.  Yes or no?   Thanks for the help.

 

Wish I could say that I caught this when taking the picture...but I did not or I would have taken more than 2 in this series. 

 

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 10:05 AM

As far as I understand it, this is not how mating occurs in these cyphoma. Unlike nudis these are not hermaphroditic but as I understand it the male mounts the female on her right side and extends a small tube under the shell of the female. Maybe they are just cuddling?

 

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 11:37 PM

Tongue kissing?   :man_in_love:


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#4 DiverPam

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 08:48 AM

Jim.....Love that answer.  


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