Explore some of the wildest courtship and mating strategies in the animal kingdom. From mate-munching mantises to leaping fish, learn how animals go to extremes to pass on their genes.

A pair of colorful filefish welcome visitors to the Animal Attraction gallery, where some of the animal kingdom's most outrageous (and successful) strategies for meeting and mating are on display.

Encounter hermaphroditic banana slugs, cannibalistic praying mantises, monogamous shrimp, and more than a dozen other live creatures, whose unique—and often bizarre—methods of passing on their genes add color and diversity to our planet.