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Grunions return to mate

April 21, 2008 9:53:31 AM PDT
The only fish known to mate on land are back.Residents flocked to Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro to watch the unusual mating ritual of grunions.

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During high tides, the female grunions come up on beaches and dig their tails into the sand to lay their eggs.

The males then wrap themselves around the females to deposit their sperm.

One man said he brought his kids so they can watch nature take its course.

 

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