The birds, the bees, and the whole kingdom of weird and wild sex

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    Ducks are very cute. Their sex acts, however, are a bit disturbing. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

    Carin Bondar is remarkably candid when she talks about the intimate details of animal intercourse. That’s the topic of her recent book, “Wild Sex: The science behind mating in the animal kingdom.”

    “I often like to put a human spin on my story and just say, ‘Guys, we are so lucky, it is remarkably uncomplicated to be human, as much as we like to complain about it. At least you’re not getting stabbed in the head or getting killed while you’re having sex!'” Bondar said with a laugh. 

    We do complain about dating and mating a lot, but imagine navigating those things while evading predators and finding food. That’s the predicament that animals are in — but they often times find totally unusual ways to make copulation happen. 

    From inverted elephant penile clitorises to literal man-eaters, Bondar will take you into the weird world of “Wild Sex.”

    Listen to the full interview above.  

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