Shrimps mouth full of eggs by Henry Jager (5 images)

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Rare photos show the unusual breeding cycle of a shrimp as it carries thousands of its eggs around with it. The Peacock Mantis Shrimp or Odontodactylus scyllarus holds its eggs under itself to ensure the survival of its young.

The pictures were taken in Anilao, Philippines, where Mantis shrimps live in the warm shallow waters of the north Pacific Ocean. Photographer Henry Jager, 48, from Schlieren in Switzerland, spent hours waiting underwater for the sea creature to come out of...
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