Mustache Makes Molly More Attractive to Mates

What do Tom Selleck, Frank Zappa, and Mexican Molly have in common? Turns out that all three understand the power of the mustache in attracting mates:

Scientists were unsure why male Mexican mollies wear an extravagant moustache-like structure on their top lip.

Now a study has revealed that female fish find the moustache sexually attractive, and it is likely to be a sexually selected trait.

As well as being visually-attractive, the moustache may be used to rub the female fish's genitals, exciting them.


Previously on Neatorama: 30 Strangest Animal Mating Habits

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