The only thing I found myself wishing for was a bit of insight into our human species. Well then, it's a book about the sex lives of various creatures - oh let me just make it easier and give you some quotes, so you can see what sorts of questions Dr.
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The answers give clear and detailed explanations as to evolutionary reasons and advantages for the behaviour. A sea urchin will say sex is releasing eggs and sperm into the sea in the hope that they will, somehow, find each other in the waves.
Each section is introduced by an animal writing a letter written with wit and a sense of humour to "agony aunt" Dr. Rate This. Lucky you! Other Editions Verified Purchase.
Read more. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Very enjoyable. A very amusing and informative read. In the process, she explains the science behind it all, from Darwin's theory of sexual selection to why sexual reproduction exists at all.
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Do you find this too? The book is a fascinating compendium of creatures large and small and how As I started to read this book, I was at first disappointed. Readers also enjoyed. As goofy and boorish as the sexual practices of most creatures may be, there is method in their madness.
But ask an assortment of creatures, what is sex?