This is the story of the unusual mating strategies of marine isopod Paracerceis sculpta. It is based on work by Stephen M. Shuster. See the article that accompanied this piece at the New York Times for more information.
Story produced and told by Louisa Pitney for Casey Dunn’s Invertebrate Zoology course at Brown University. Music is “Les crocodiles manget aussi les bonshommes Wizzards” by Circus Marcus, and can be found at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/CIRCUSMARCUS/In_Orbitas/Circus_Marcus_-_In_Orbitas_-_06_-_Les_crocodiles_mangent_aussi_les_bonshommes_Wizzards