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Melbourne Zoo gay swan couple Billy and Elliot

Melbourne gay swan couple Billy and Elliott want to be dads

A pair of male black swans at Melbourne Zoo are practising their parenting skills after the gay swans coupled up and built a nest together. Black swans Billy and Elliot are long-term residents of Melbourne Zoo. The zoo rescued both of them after suffering dog attacks in the wild. The two swans now live on …

Sydney gay gentoo penguins Sphen and Magic have been together for five years at Sea Life Sydney aquarium sphengic

Love in a cold climate: Sphen & Magic, Gay Gentoo Penguins

The story of Sphen and Magic, two gay Gentoo Penguins, is one of the great romances of modern times. The pair bonded in a Sydney aquarium and so far hatched two chicks together, Sphengic and Clancy. In 2018, staff at Sydney’s SEA LIFE Aquarium noticed the bond between a pair of male Gentoo Penguins. Sphen …

Lesbian Monkey Love Triangle animal tracks top power-bottom and flipper

Lesbian Monkey Love Triangle: Top, power-bottom and flipper

Same-sex behaviour has been observed in over 1500 animal species but penguins seem to soak up all the attention of late. The Lesbian Monkey Love Triangle at Animal Tracks sanctuary outside Los Angeles might change that — a top, power-bottom and flipper. Scientific American recently interviewed Michele Kline, an animal caretaker and volunteer at Animal …

Two rhesus macaque monkeys in a tree, as researchers declare same-sex behaviour natural

Male macaque monkeys are having lots of gay sex, scientists say

A whopping majority of male macaque monkeys are “behaviourally bisexual”, researchers in the UK have declared. In the animal kingdom, scientists have previously spotted same-sex behaviour in over 1,500 species. Now a new study published in the journal Current Biology has found that 72% of male macaque monkeys are big fans of mounting each other. …

Sydney gay penguins Sphen and Magic have been together for five years at Sea Life Sydney aquarium

Political party accuses Sydney penguins of fake gay romance

Homophobic political party Family First has launched an outrageous broadside against Sydney’s long-term gay penguin couple Sphen and Magic. The monogamous pair first coupled up at Sea Life Sydney aquarium in 2018. Since then they’ve become foster dads to two chicks. Recently, the NSW Teachers Federation announced it had worked with the aquarium on syllabus …

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Sydney’s gay penguins help teach kids about same-sex couples

Everyone’s favourite gay penguin couple, Sphen and Magic, are kickstarting their teaching careers! The Sydney penguins have enjoyed a blossoming romance over the last five years: celebrating their anniversaries, becoming parents together, and even marching in their own Pride parade together. But now, the peculiar pair are taking on their next milestone: becoming teachers. As …

Sea Life Sydney and gay penguins Sphen and Magic for WorldPride

Sydney’s gay penguins marched in their own WorldPride parade

Sydney’s world-famous gay penguin power couple Sphen and Magic have marked WorldPride with a Pride March across their very own Sydney Harbour Bridge. The same-sex gentoo penguin pair made global headlines in 2018 when staff at Sydney’s Sea Life aquarium announced the monogamous males had paired up. The two penguins have fostered two chicks since …

Gay penguins Klaus and Jones at Sea Life Melbourne

Gay penguins Klaus and Jones ‘rekindle their love’ this mating season

A Melbourne aquarium has issued a very important update on gay penguin couple Klaus and Jones, who are nesting together again as mating season gets underway. Sea Life Melbourne announced the two male gentoo penguins (above) had coupled up last year. Gentoo penguins usually remain with the same mate for the entire breeding and nesting …

David Attenborough narrates same-sex gay albatross pair on new Frozen Planet II series.

David Attenborough narrated this same-sex albatross courtship

David Attenborough has narrated a same-sex albatross pair’s courtship in new series Frozen Planet II and it’s an emotional rollercoaster. The nature documentary legend’s new BBC series Frozen Planet II kicked off in the UK, traversing the icy waters of Antarctica. And in the latest episode, he talks about the mating habits of Antipodean wandering …

gay flamingo couple two dads hudson blaze uk zoo

Gay flamingo couple Hudson and Blaze foster their first chick

A gay Flamingo couple at a UK zoo have taken a baby flamingo under the wing after it was abandoned by its biological parents. Zookeepers at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire in the east of England noticed the egg was left behind when its parents abandoned the nest. They initially put the egg in an incubator …

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