Water shrew action

Darwinian sexual selection is alive and kicking in the European countryside. German film-maker Tomer Eshed has been nominated for an award for his short film Our Wonderful Nature about the water shrew, which contains some amazing, never-before-seen, slow-motion footage:

(Hat-tip to Fudebakublog.)

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