When Sex is Hard

When Sex is Hard

When it comes to sex things can be complicated, but for the three species we are looking at today, sex is really hard.

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Sources:
http://www.pandasinternational.org/wptemp/program-areas-2/captive-breeding-program/
http://www.livescience.com/18015-bowerbird-mating-illusion.html
http://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2012/jan/19/1
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/how-to-make-a-baby-panda/
http://mentalfloss.com/article/12610/why-it-so-hard-pandas-get-pregnant
http://www.pandasinternational.org/wptemp/education-2/panda-facts/
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/03/150310-snails-reproduction-sex-animals-science-evolution/
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/14/wild-romance-weird-animal-courtship-and-mating-rituals/
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/13/sea-slug-regrow-penis-animal-behavior-science/
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/what-males-will-do-meet-the-mate-munchers/953/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1691512/
http://cnx.org/contents/G7v3GrxX@3/Violent-Mating-Traumatic-Insem
http://news.sciencemag.org/evolution/2011/08/immune-system-protects-female-bedbugs-traumatic-sex
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/discoblog/2011/01/04/ncbi-rofl-traumatic-insemination-and-sexual-conflict-in-the-bed-bug-cimex-lectularius/#.VnL4z9I4Gt8
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/zoo.10118/abstract

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Male_Southern_Elephant_Seals_in_combat.jpeg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BIRD_PARK_8_0189.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mantis_Tenodera_aridifolia01.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bed_bug,_Cimex_lectularius.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traumatic_insemination_1_edit1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traumatic_insemination_2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:20110707221304!Chlamydera_nuchalis_bower_-_Mount_Carbine.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Satin_Bowerbird_nest.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chlamydera_nuchalis_-_Mount_Carbine.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_Panda_eating_Bamboo.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chengdu-pandas-d16.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_Panda_2004-03-2.jpg

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20 Responses

  1. Valken says:

    Humans don’t have it easier when it comes to a full reproduction cycle.
    Birds don’t cheat or ask for divorce.

  2. AndreT says:

    Haha, he said “hard”.
    Funny, cause this is how I feel after this video

  3. storytellerjack22 says:

    I know google is a thing, but I resent you not revealing which animals pee
    on eachother, because “that’s my fetish!”

  4. BFJunkie says:

    “When Sex is Hard” KappaPride EleGiggle KappaPride

  5. EETFUK says:

    Yeah easier…easier for you ?

  6. Netra Kothari says:

    Can you please make a video on the Copenhagen theory?

  7. thedavescloop says:

    Pandas must be one of the worst evolved species ever. It’s amazing they’ve
    made it this long. It’s like they’re trying to go extinct.

  8. Srijan Bharati says:

    No wonder why Po still thinks that he hatched from an egg , kung fu panda 4
    might be a panda porn !

  9. MedEighty says:

    I guess Valentine’s Day is on its way. YouTube videos are about sex again.

  10. Awesome Possum says:

    Golddigging birds, pandas that don’t give a shit if they go extinct and
    rapist bedbugs. what i missed here was the cannibal spiders that eat their
    mate before, after or during sex. i love this channel.

  11. Abdul Kadir Uddin says:

    im 14

  12. ExClouds Profile says:

    Looking at the epidemic of 16-18 year old mothers, I think it would be
    better if humans had it harder..

  13. Nagy Lehel says:

    Panda timing problem? For a second I thought he was talking about my wife.

  14. capitalistraven says:

    The only video on YouTube that has the words “hard” and “sex” in the title
    that is neither click bait nor instantly flagged for removal.

  15. Chucky says:

    I thought I was thee only one who watches panda porn

  16. Bijak Riyandi Ahadito says:

    I lol’d at the panda porn XD

  17. steve says:

    hehe “When Sex is Hard”. Isn’t it always?
    SciShow, good with the sex pun, intentionally or unintentionally

  18. Jesse Crandle says:

    Don’t you hate it when you can’t find the vagina and have to stab/make your
    own!?

  19. Rahel Schöllhorn says:

    It’s a little bit boring xD

  20. Klyborg says:

    This is why bedbugs need condoms, guys.