Here’s How Male Seahorses Ended Up Being The Ones That Get Pregnant
Seahorses are the only known animal where the male gets pregnant and has babies. How they ended up with this unique trait has been a longstanding mystery – one which scientists have now solved by extensively analysing its genome.
(From International Business Times / by Hannah Osborne)– Male pregnancy is not the only thing that makes these little sea creatures unusual. They don’t have teeth, they don’t have a pelvic fin, instead of a ribcage their bodies are covered with bony plates and they swim vertically.