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Gay penguins

This is cute - if you remember that they're only trying it to save the species, not for fear of the gay.
I don't think it'll work anyway. As far as I know from documentaries, these birds tend to mate for life.

Also in the comments of the metaquotes post where I found it, somebody mentioned that a couple of gay penguins have been given an egg by the zoo keepers after it was neglected by the het parents.

Homo-parenting : even penguins do it right.


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Feb. 13th, 2005 02:59 pm (UTC)
Gay penguin love!
Feb. 13th, 2005 05:40 pm (UTC)
Somebody needs to make a color banner of that.
Feb. 13th, 2005 05:41 pm (UTC)
Feb. 13th, 2005 03:50 pm (UTC)
I read in an article that this race of pinguins is known for often developing homo-relationships.
I think this is really the best evidence that homosexuality is not a some weird
human psychological behavior :-)
Feb. 13th, 2005 05:43 pm (UTC)
Yeah, many species hold homosexual relationships, it seems, but it was not actually reported until late, probably because you can be a scientist and homophobic, and because others would problably self-censor themselves knowing that sectarians people might cut your funding if you report facts that are against their faith...
Feb. 13th, 2005 04:50 pm (UTC)
The best thing is there is probably no penguin right-wing demanding the safe return of the egg to a nice heterosexual christian penguin household :)

Only 'cause they can't hold a crayon to make placards, probably...
Feb. 13th, 2005 05:44 pm (UTC)
*imagines penguins protesting with little cardboard signs*

*brain implodes*

Actually, I suspect that only the human race would able to invent such things as racism and homophobia.
Feb. 13th, 2005 08:46 pm (UTC)
like this?
Feb. 14th, 2005 06:50 am (UTC)
*brain implodes* again :)
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