Picture Post: Enter the (sea) dragons

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The Independent Online

Young weedy sea dragons will soon hatch and emerge from the pink eggs on the tail of this male. Seen at Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, yesterday, the eggs had been laid by a female into a special pouch, then fertilised by her mate, who will carry them to term. It is only the third such pregnancy of one of these endangered Australian creatures to have occurred in an American aquarium