Animals do some pretty freaky stuff to keep making more of themselves, like tricking their partners into having sex or even killing them and eating them after doing it for an extra boost of baby-making energy. But dolphins, surely, wouldn’t engage in such disgusting behavior, right? Look at their little faces! How do dolphins have sex, anyway? Magical rainbows beaming back and forth between them? If only.
Despite their cute exterior, dolphins are total freaks when it comes to sex, and the males in particular are pretty reprehensible, at least by human standards. Incest? Disgusting masturbation? Bestiality? Check, check, and check. But dolphins are also surprisingly fluid in their choice of partners, living bisexual or even exclusively homosexual lives. They also have sex for pleasure unlike most animals. Here are some dolphin sex facts that will definitely change the way you think about these amazing, tool-wielding weirdos.