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It takes a special combination of aesthetic features to get that particular combination in one small space. Reminds me of an African or South American tribal mask … but made over in shocking blue, red, and orange.
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“All through the dance, the prospective dad keeps his eyes fixed on the female”
Having 8 eyes arrayed around his head, he actually keeps his eyes fixed on everything in his vicinity.
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