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Sex Lives of Animals

The weird world of turkey sex

Male turkeys have pretty low standards when it comes to who they choose to have sex with – they will literally shag a stick.   The Freaky likes its science weird and this is very weird. In the 1960s, two scientists at the University of Pennsylvania wondered what would be the minimal stimulus required to

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Suicide Sex Mouse

Annual suicidal sex frenzy of Australian marsupial could lead to their extinction. In remote Tasmania, scientists have recently discovered 2 new species of marsupial antechinus which might not be around much longer due to their crazed mating ritual, leading scientists to apply to place them on the threatened species list. The Tasman Peninsula Dusky Antechinus

Octopus Mating

The male octopus literally rips off its arm and gives it to the female so that she can fertilise her eggs at a later date. It’s the ultimate “go f**k yourself”!   In the world of octopi sex is a very weird thing. A male octopus has a special sex arm called a hectocotylus. This