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Friends with Benefits

The urge to pair up in penguins is so strong that is there are no females around, the males penguins have been known to pair up themselves.  In captivity, male couples have been known to pair up and raise a family.  If you give them an egg to raise, they will incubate it.

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Prostitution, promiscuity and post-coital cannibalism are par for the course when sex-crazed animals become friends with benefits.