Under The Sea Bromance (VIDEO)

By Michael Klopfenstein

July 1, 2013 Updated Jul 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM EST

UNITED STATES (www.nbc33.com) – New studies show that male dolphins team up when searching for mates.

What happens in the ocean, stays in the ocean. New research is uncovering something quite interesting in the world of dolphins, and guys can probably relate.

Male dolphins are said to have stable bonds and they work together to attract female dolphins. The male dolphins team up to herd an attractive and fertile female from her pod specifically for one of the males.

Male buddies will even team up with other dolphin bromances to steal a female away.

These findings spark interest because these kind of traits and behaviors have only been known to occur in humans.

For a male dolphin, choosing his bromance buddy is a big life choice. When they are juvenile dolphins, they often hang out in larger pods testing the waters to see who they want to form their alliance with. Then, it is often life long friendship.

In fact, many of these bromances have been proven to work for almost 15 years.

Findings also show that female dolphins form large groups to defend their youth from predators or aggressive male dolphins.

The dating scene can be tough under the salty surf, so forget using a wingman. In the deep blue sea, you need a "finman".




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