Dragons have got a lot of things going for them: the fire-breathing, the treasure-hoarding, the people-eating. Problem is, they’re not strictly speaking real. But in Australia there swims something far more un-imaginary, and far more stunning. The leafy seadragon is a masterpiece of natural selection, and pretty laid back too. Watch this week’s episode of Absurd Creatures to learn more!
Big up to the California Academy of Sciences for letting us film their dragons.
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