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When Anglerfish mate, they melt into each other and share their bodies forever.
Capuchin Male Monkeys urinate on themselves to attract a mate.
Grey whales always mate in a threesome: two males to one female.
Mosquitoes can mate in midair, often in as little as 15 seconds.
Spiders don’t have penises. They mate with the appendages on their face.
Magellanic penguins always return to same mate after solo journeys totalling 200,000 miles.
In a bid to encourage Pandas to mate, Chinese scientists have experimented with “panda porn”, explicit videos of pandas mating.
The female panda may only be fertile for a few days each year but during this period she will mate dozens of times with multiple males.
A zoo in Japan once spent four years trying to mate a pair of hyenas before realizing they were both males.
Male jewel beetles often prefer to mate with beer bottles instead of female jewel beetles due to the beer bottle’s large size and attractive coloring.
Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, spent Trump’s inauguration night officiating the wedding of a lesbian couple.
Dragonflies can get fat. They become less successful at finding a mate.
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
Sea worms mate in the following way: at mating time, males and females swarm together. Suddenly the females turn on the males and bite their tails off. The tails contain the males’ testes and sperm. When they are swallowed and acted upon by the females’ digestive juices, they fertilize her eggs.
The worm is hermaphroditic, or bisexual; it can self-fertilize or mate with another of its species.
When leeches mate, the leech playing the male role (leeches are hermaphrodites and can assume either sex) clings to the body of the female and deposits a sac of sperm on her skin. This sac produces a strong, flesh-deteriorating enzyme that eats a hole through the female’s skin and fertilizes the eggs within her body.
The snail mates only once in its entire life. When it does mate, however, it may take as long as twelve hours to consummate the act.
Only female bees work. Males remain in the hive and literally do nothing, their only mission in life being to fertilize the queen bee on her maiden flight. For this purpose literally thousands of males are hatched, out of which only one or two mate with the queen. After they have served their function, the males are not allowed back into the hive but are left outside, where they starve to death.
Once a wolf has found a mate, they usually stay together for life.