Female Bonobos Brag During Social-Climbing Sex

When female bonobos join a new group, they will do anything to get with the "it" crowd — which often means having sex with the alpha female.

And according to new research, females of this promiscuous primate species who are climbing the social ladder will advertise their successes during sex by calling out, especially when their partner is of higher status or when the alpha female is in the audience.

Views: 124

Replies to This Discussion

Look, can you keep a lid on this bonobo stuff?  It's bad enough we have "Desperate Housewives" on ABC.  Next thing you know, we'll have "Desperate Bonobos" on National Geographic! [grin!]

I don't call out during sex with alpha females, but I might do some name dropping in appropriate circles...

ROFL

My God, I look just like her!

Gee, I never noticed that James.

:)

...as opposed to Kardashians, who start a RealiTV show...

RSS

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

AJY

 

Latest Activity

Brent Feeney replied to Brent Feeney's discussion BRUTALLY HONEST: The Dirty Truth About Capitalism and Free Markets
34 minutes ago
Brent Feeney commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
40 minutes ago
Brent Feeney commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
43 minutes ago
Bethany Ransom updated their profile
1 hour ago
booklover commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
1 hour ago
EducationIsCool posted a video

The Responsibility of Atheists

This video argues for the necessity of the youtube & broader atheist community and what is, in my mind, the biggest responsibility of atheists on youtube and...
1 hour ago
Michael Penn commented on Hiram's blog post "Against the Charlatans" Philodemus quote
2 hours ago
Trick replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
2 hours ago
Čenek Sekavec replied to Joan Denoo's discussion The cost of masculine crime
2 hours ago
Michael Penn replied to k.h. ky's discussion Edward Snowden
2 hours ago
Čenek Sekavec replied to Joan Denoo's discussion The cost of masculine crime
2 hours ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
3 hours ago

© 2014   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service