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Six animals having worse sex than you

Sex is terrible for almost all female animals.

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This is not a healthy relationship.

If you have passionate —or even, let’s be honest, mediocre sex—you are in the top 1 percent of all living beings. Sex is awful in the animal kingdom. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. It is, after all, a means to an end for most creatures. Sexual pleasure and passion aren’t priorities when a hermaphroditic snail impales its mate with a love dart. Their goals are to make babies and

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