Tag archives for sex
Four new species of cave insects in Brazil have sex-reversed genitalia, a “completely astonishing” discovery, scientists say.
With spring in the air, we answer your questions about animal romance, from elephant seals to stick insects.
It’s a finding fit for Valentine’s Day: Coquerel’s sifakas that have mated and produced offspring alter their natural scents to smell alike, a new study says.
Flatworms that fence with their penises and male fish that literally latch onto their mates are among nature’s most odd and risky mating rituals.
From stone-throwing monkeys to castle-building fish, see the lengths that some species go to please their mates.
Male black widow spiders shake their booties to send friendly messages to females—and avoid getting eaten, a new study says.
Male bone worms use a “penis” on their heads to inseminate females, a new study says.
You could call it everlasting love: Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil of mating insects, which lived during the Jurassic period, a new study says.
Move over, Chanel No. 5: Scientists have discovered why the scent of bile is irresistible to female sea lampreys.
I was shocked to read that soulful gay hip hop artist Frank Ocean who got into that parking lot altercation with rapper Chris Brown just admitted to Oyster magazine he once sold cocaine and…Say what? OK, I confess I know more about this than I should and by the way, Oyster magazine is all about…
Hyenas, garter snakes, and cuttlefish are just a few species that act like—or sometimes become—the opposite sex.
Penis bones offer the first hard evidence of how an extinct species of bear lived and mated, a new study says.
A new study says mammals can “choose” the sex of their offspring—does that include us?
Some female animals—including fish, snakes, and octopi—store sperm in their reproductive tracts for years after mating. But why?