Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index.
Introduction -- Doodlebugs -- Bonobos -- Fruit flies -- Bottlenose dolphins -- Japanese macaques -- Deer -- Wrasse fish -- Albatross -- Bulls -- Ducks and geese -- Conclusion.
"A research-based exploration of queer behavior in different animal species is interspersed with personal anecdotes and interviews with scientists."-- Provided by publisher.
Ages 14 up Katherine Tegen Books.
Grades 10-12 Katherine Tegen Books.
We're taught the natural order means male-female pairs for each animal on Earth. In recent years study after study reveals substantial same-sex sexual behavior in animals. Schrefer examines the diversity of sexual behavior in the animal world. He argues that the diversity of sexualilty that links humans to the animal world can be a source of wonder and self-acceptance. -- adapted from jacket.