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Watch one of nature’s biggest sex shows on the Great Barrier Reef

  • Hannah Yi
By Hannah Yi

Video Journalist

This article is more than 2 years old.

Conditions have to be just right for corals to put on one of nature’s most spectacular events. Coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef happens once a year, just after a full moon, when the winds are low and water is warm. Trillions of sperm and eggs get released into the water, creating a blizzard of activity.

Watch our video to see the corals in action.

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