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Gay Penguins

  1. Dec 25, 2004 #1

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    I guess this will quiet those that say this behavior isn't found in nature.

    Researchers find gay penguins in Japanese aquariums

    TOKYO (AFP) - Researchers have found a number of same-sex pairs of penguins at aquariums in Japan, with an imbalance between the numbers of male and female birds suspected to be the cause, a report said.

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1503&e=8&u=/afp/sciencejapananimalspenguingay
     
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  3. Dec 25, 2004 #2

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    This isn't new.

    Award-winning investigative journalists from the Daily Show first broke the story of gay penguins in the Central Park Zoo.
     
  4. Dec 25, 2004 #3

    Evo

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    Oh, of course the first gay penguins were from New York. :mad:
     
  5. Dec 25, 2004 #4

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    I could only imagine how Microsoft will use this information in their "Get the Facts " campaign:

    Only **** use Linux.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    A biologist once stated that about 15% of all seagulls are lesbians. I never noticed!
     
  7. Dec 25, 2004 #6
    that makes me feel so much better. It's been bothering me for years. I tried to have sex with a midget nun, but she wouldn't give it up. I thought it was something about me, but maybe she wasn't a midget nun, but a lesbian penguin. Explains a lot.
     
  8. Dec 25, 2004 #7

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    And then there's the Honorable Order of Macintosh Operators... I guess Microsoft is all that's left!
     
  9. Dec 25, 2004 #8
    everyone in here has a fancy nametag
     
  10. Dec 25, 2004 #9

    Evo

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    Honorable Order of Macintosh Operators <snort>
     
  11. Dec 26, 2004 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    Evo's snorting her Macintosh Operators again.
     
  12. Dec 26, 2004 #11

    Integral

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    I am very worried about Bear, our male Pomerian, he really fancys Fuzzy, Our used to be male CAT! He is always chasing him around, licking the things dogs like to lick and even attempting to .... This is a family board. Meanwhile, he shows little interest in Pinky, the female cat. What is a cross species gay creature called?
     
  13. Dec 26, 2004 #12
    a transpetite
     
  14. Dec 26, 2004 #13

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    LOL!

    I think Fuzzy sees him as a transpestite!
     
  15. Dec 27, 2004 #14
    They first noticed the behavior when two male penquins began to show remarkable taste in decorating their nest and respond positively to Barbara Streisand albums and show tunes.
     
  16. Dec 28, 2004 #15
    Did those scientists find any evidence of any sexual behaviour between them?
    As it is said, since they are in captivity, they could just be shring their grief. Homosexuality is not a natural behavior between animals at all.


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  17. Dec 28, 2004 #16
    I'm still shocked that people are actually still saying this, I once saw a male dog hump a male cat! Whats up with that!!
     
  18. Dec 29, 2004 #17

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    Last I heard, I believe there were 136 species that are known to display homosexual behavior in the wild. Bonobos are probably the most prolific - all they do is screw and a huge percentage of males only have sex with other males. Homosexuality is a natural behavior for many animals.
     
  19. Dec 29, 2004 #18

    Gokul43201

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    Could you please point us to some scientific studies that make this conclusion ?
     
  20. Dec 29, 2004 #19
    Also don't forget the male dog humping male cat example.
     
  21. Dec 29, 2004 #20

    Ivan Seeking

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    Edit: whoops missed the second page.

    Obviously you haven't spent much time around animals. Our dominant male cat used to rape our submissive sissy boy cat nightly. We could hear poor Dipster screaming for help, but there was no stopping it.

    He was in counseling for years afterwards.
     
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