Given that human beings are known to be homosexual, maybe we should look at our closest relatives, the apes. Others firmly argue no evidence to support these claims exists when comparing animals of a specific species exhibiting homosexual behavior exclusively and those that do not. Views Read Edit View history. And once a female forms a pair-bond, the species' tendency towards monogamy means it becomes life-long. In wild animals, researchers will as a rule not be able to map the entire life of an individual, and must infer from frequency of single observations of behavior. Please note that we are unable to respond to any questions, or offer advice or information in relation to personal matters. Hystrix It.
In his discussion of lion same-sex relations, Bagemihl is making use of published work by:
Mallards form male-female pairs only until the female lays eggs, at which time the male leaves the female. Homosexual behavior is quite common in wild marmots. They were eventually separated to try to promote breeding by placing one of them with female vultures, despite the protests of German homosexual groups.
Take the macaques.