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Young being reared behind the scenes; will find homes in Monterey, other aquariums. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal care team
Scientists say that they now understand why the seahorse evolved its equine-like head and S-shape.
Male pipefishes and their seahorse cousins are the only males that actually become pregnant and give birth, but pipefishes likely will never win any Father of The Year awards â€“ their attitude towards their offspring can range from total love to total neglect.
The pipefish, which is related to the seahorse, has an unusual way of organizing childcare.
Male seahorses are natureâ€™s real-life Mr. Moms â€“ they take fathering to a whole new level: Pregnancy.