Posts tagged "mating"

Goats In Lust: They’re Just Like Us!

We’d all like to think we’ve evolved way past our animal antecedents, having transcended the baser survival instincts that propelled us from the primordial ooze to this moment. These very instincts have been variously invoked by relationship experts, who will one day have us believing that we’re not that different from our mammalian brethren and…
By: Lauren Gitlin / October 16, 2014

10 Strange & Disturbing Animal Mating Rituals

Yes, dating and relationships can be hard, but just be glad you're not a porcupine. Or a dolphin. Or any of the other animals we've found with strange and somewhat disturbing mating rituals. At least your boyfriend doesn't DIE when he has sex with you, like the honey bee, or try to insert his peni…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012

Real Dragon Ladies Fake Death To Avoid Sex

It’s hard to start the sex fire with the female Lake Eyre dragon from Australia. They pretend to be dead to avoid fornication. The female Lake Eyre dragon is particular about her partners. Why? Because their mating ritual begins with the male biting her neck to hold her down, an act that can result i…
By: Simcha / April 30, 2009

Panda Mating In BBC Documentary

The BBC and Chinese state television collaborated on a documentary showing giant pandas' courtship in the wild, and it just might be the first time such images will appear on TV. Very exciting. The producer of the documentary Wild China says the mating calls sound like "Chewbaccas in a pub brawl." But the guy panda…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 9, 2008

Vagenius: The Evolution Of Monkey Business

While a lot of celebrities like to walk around with their cooters out, it turns out that just means they’re less evolved females. Big surprise! But seriously, evolution is to blame for all the problems men have reading women’s sexual signals -- although it seems like the trade off was worth it. Back…
By: Simcha / March 25, 2008