This page was last edited on 3 Julyat Retrieved on 16 June DNA analysis shows he sired his first offspring, Kuryama, by the group's dominant female Papoose in — the youngest recorded siring by a gorilla. Alternate Lifestyles in the Wild". This a list of some mammals that had been recorded engaging in homosexual behavior, which is part of a larger list of animals displaying homosexual behavior including birdsinsectsfish etc.
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Biography [ edit ] Titus was born on 24 August Arthropods crab spider scorpion beetle insect butterfly Cephalopods octopus Cnidaria sea anemone jellyfish coral Echinoderms Gastropods apophallation love dart Sponge Worms earthworm penis fencing. The correct usage of the term homosexual is that an animal exhibits homosexual behaviorhowever this article conforms to the usage by modern research     applying the term homosexuality to all sexual behavior copulationgenital stimulation, mating games and sexual display behavior between animals of the same sex. Royal Society Publishing; Retrieved 16 June Thus, the future of the captive gorilla population depends on the collective ability of zoos to house equal numbers of males and females.
Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity Archived from the original on 29 September Although more longitudinal data are needed, these data suggest that all-male groups can be a feasible housing strategy for males at certain periods of their life span. Shortly afterwards Titus' father and dominant silverback Uncle Bert named for Diane's uncle was killed by poachers. Zimmer, Carl ; Parasite Rex: Thus, the future of the captive gorilla population depends on the collective ability of zoos to house equal numbers of males and females. The behavioral profiles of the animals were stable over the course of the study but proximity patterns changed.