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Wild Sex : The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom - by Carin Bondar (Hardcover)

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Birds do it, bees do it — every member of the animal kingdom does it, from fruit flies to blue whales. But if you think humans have a tough time dating, try having to do it while being hunted down by predators, against a backdrop of unpredictable and life-threatening conditions. The animal kingdom is a wild place – and it’s got mating habits to match. The sex lives of our animal cousins are fiendishly difficult, infinitely varied, often incredibly violent — and absolutely fascinating.In Wild Sex, Dr. Carin Bondar takes readers on an enthralling tour of the animal kingdom as she explores the diverse world of sex in the wild. She looks at the evolution of sexual organs (and how they’ve shaped social hierarchies), tactics of seduction, and the mechanics of sex. She investigates a wide range of topics, from whether animals experience pleasure from sex to what happens when females hold the reproductive power. Along the way, she encounters razor-sharp penises, murderous carnal cannibals, and spontaneous chemical warfare in an epic battle between the sexes.The resulting book is ******, exhilarating, amusing, petrifying, alluring — and absolutely guaranteed to make you think about sex in a whole new way.
Number of Pages: 366
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Evolution
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Carin Bondar
Language: English
Street Date: August 2, 2016
TCIN: 51134924
UPC: 9781681771663
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8851
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