How Animals Have Sex

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Gotham Books, 2006 - Humor - 129 pages
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Whether in the wild or in captivity, our furry, scaly, and feathered friends exhibit an incredible determination to mate. Find out which animals engage in dance competitions, cannibalism, and intercourse that lasts for six months. Discover why lady weevils have a really hard time of it. And why the female Mormon cricket isn't offended when her partner insists on weighing her first. Marvel at the transgender clownfish, and gaze with envy at the humble barnacle and its remarkable sexual-organ-to-body-length ratio. In the world of animal sex there are apparently few traits or behaviors nature has deemed too bizarre to evolve.

How Animals Have Sex is hilariously informative, filled with breathtaking facts and astonishing color photographs. It will, above all, show you why you should never, ever try to explain sex by making reference to ┬“the birds and the bees┬” - unless you want your kids to grow up thinking that it's normal to get aroused by balloons or to have your genitals explode half way through getting busy. You┬'ll never look at Mother Nature the same way again.

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User Review  - glade1 - LibraryThing

This book has it all: sex, adventure, romance, and humor! Well maybe it doesn't have it ALL, but it is nevertheless fun and informative, and just a bit scandalous, too! Strorm focuses on unusual ... Read full review

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User Review  - perlle - LibraryThing

Not only was this book informative as well as funny, it actually made me think about sex in new light. Like I never realized just how much variation on a theme was actually possible! Some of those ... Read full review


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DAVID STRORM is a pseudonym for a comedy writer. He used to dream of one day running his own zoo, but now that he┬'s done the research for this book, he┬'s not so sure.

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