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Mating slugs

I know PZ has recently posted a picture and a video of slugs mating. But these pictures were taken here in North Carolina, by blog reader Kris Barstow, who says: The year was 1999 plus or minus a year, the site was a few miles from Asheboro, NC. I don’t recall the season, but it…

We have recently covered interesting reproductive adaptations in mammals, birds, insects, flatworms, plants and protists. For the time being (until I lose inspiration) I’ll try to leave cephalopod sex to the experts and the pretty flower sex to the chimp crew. In the meantime, I want to cover another Kingdom – the mysterious world of…

(First posted on February 5, 2007) Last week I asked if you would be interested in my take on this paper, since it is in Serbian (and one commenter said Yes, so here it is – I am easy to persuade):

Friday Weird Sex Blogging – Ladybugs

[First posted here] Since I already posted, earlier in the week, the weirdest and most disgusting animal sex post ever, instead of writing a new one, I’ll just send you to see some cute ladybug sex (scroll down to the middle of the post), which also reminded me of these pictures I discovered a few…

{First posted here]. Well, this Friday Weird Sex Blogging is not going to be so unique. After all, Janet and Zuzu have already blogged about it, but who can resist a phallic-looking, rotten-meat smelling, fly-attracting flower! And it is not a B-grade movie on the sci-fi channel. This is real! The Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum),…

As always, animal porn is under the fold (first posted here):

Some flatworms, for instance these pretty Pseudobiceros hancockanus, engage in penis fencing. Both individuals are hermaphrodites, i.e., have both male and female organs. The penis is white, pointed and two-headed. Both individuals are trying to inseminate the other. The one who is inseminated has to bear and lay eggs – a more expensive proposition. The…

You should check out all of my SiBlings’ Friday Blogging practices, then come back here for a new edition of Friday Weird Sex Blogging. Last week you saw an example of a corkscrew penis. But that is not the only one of a kind. See more under the fold (first posted on July 14, 2006)…

You really think I am going to put this above the fold? No way – you have to click (First posted on July 7, 2006):