20 Weird and Wonderful Facts About The World of Animal Romance
For many of you, it’s the first payday after Christmas so you’ve probably spent the weekend out and about.
That being said here’s a short read that (if you’re anything like me ) is bound to put a smile on your face. I’m easily pleased!
Check out some of my favourite animal facts below.
You may notice a love theme across some of them, given Valentines Day is just around the corner and others are just in there that made me giggle!
DID YOU KNOW?
1 • When dragonflies mate their tails form a love heart
2 • Lions can have sex for up to 20 hours straight
3 • A whales penis is called a dork
4 • When a male penguin “falls in love” with a female penguin, he searches the entire beach to find the perfect pebble to give to her
5 • When a honey bee climaxes during s€x, his testicles explode and then he dies
6 • Prairie dogs affectionally greet each other with a kiss
7 • Hooded seals have a special way of demonstrating their manliness to other males and to catch the eye of a female. A male will blow up a large, red, balloon-like hood on his nose and start bouncing it around.
8 • A 4 foot walrus penis bone sold at an auction in 2007 for $8000
9 • Male barn owls woo females with screeches and gifts of dead rodents
10 • Shingleback lizards only ever have one mate and are faithful to one another for their entire lives. While they hibernate separately, they seek each other out when it’s warm enough
11 • When playing with female puppies, male puppies will often let them win, even if they have a physical advantage
12 • The male praying mantis cannot have s€xual intercourse while it’s head is attached to its body. The female initiates s€x by ripping the males head off
13 • Bowerbirds construct fancy houses for the female they’re dating
14 • The octopus’ testicles are located in its head
15 • Tigers, leopards and jaguars love “ Calvin Kleins Obsession for Men”. The scent is used to entice animals to the cameras in the wilderness
16 • Humans and dolphins are the only species that have s€x for pleasure
17 • Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females
18 • Puffins mate for life. They make their homes on cliff sides and set aside room for their toilet
19 • Male kangaroos flex their biceps to impress females
20 • Sea otters hold each others paws when they fall asleep so that they don’t drift apart
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What are your favourites?
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