Meet the fanciest wild birds in North America. See male sage-grouse gather by the hundreds to strut their stuff on their high-stakes breeding grounds. Get a step-by-step explanation of their extraordinary mating display and find out how only an elite few have what it takes to impress the discerning female judges.

Through narrated video, climb into a blind with biologist Marc Dantzker to get a first-hand look at the drama that unfolds each year on a sage-grouse lek.

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