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EARTH A New Wild | Wonderful Cichlids: Mouth Breeders | PBS


http://pbs.org/earth-a-new-wild
Premieres Wednesdays February 4-25, 2015 on PBS

Lake Malawi has an incredible 850 endemic species of fish found nowhere else on earth, almost all of them some kind of Cichlid. Cichlids have evolved into thousands of different species far quicker than it took apes to evolve into just three species. This particular species has learned to hold all of its’ young in its’ mouth to keep them safe.

Credit: Jay Stauffer