2. Dragonfly Males3. Bedbugs4. Water boatmen males
Have you ever had that boyfriend who wants to sit around and play guitar just for you? What are you supposed to do? Smile politely? Sing along? Pretend Extreme’s “More Than Words” captures your shared feelings?
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No ants? :P
Male fireflies also have a barbed penis for the purpose of ripping out the semen deposited by other males.
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Yikes! It’s incredible these species still exist with such un-fun mating practices.
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