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Sneaky fish darts past macho male to fertilize eggs

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The cichlid goes by the scientific name of Herichthys minckleyi

When you're not as big as the rest of the guys, sometimes you have to come up with different strategies to thrive. That seems to be what's happened with a rare fish found in Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico. While big males of the species horde the females, the smaller guys have figured out a sneaky way to make sure their DNA gets passed on.

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