A brilliant and important exercise in exposing the limitations of received opinion, this book presents to the lay reader and specialist alike an exhaustively argued. by. Bruce Bagemihl. · Rating details · ratings · 25 reviews. Biological Exuberance is a book of great queer science. Two ganders who work together as . A good thing about science is that, given enough time, it will eventually correct itself. Biological Exuberance by Bruce Bagemihl illustrates that self-correcti.

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He also shows that a lot of the sex that actually occurs is not for reproduction, but apparently for pleasure. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Jennifer Jacobs rated it it was amazing Jul 02, You need this knowledge. In this often lively, but sometimes overwhelmingly encyclopedic study and listing of homosexual diversity in the animal kingdom, the author has done a phenomenal job of bringing science into a popular idiom so that the animal behavior he details i s understandable to the layperson.


Mar 23, marcali marked it as to-read. Part 1 addresses the more generalized questions which arise from understanding non-reproductive sexuality. This meticulously researched and documented account catalogues mammals, birds, fish and others demonstrating what humans would call long term homosexual and heterosexual relationships, bisexuality, cross-dressing as well as transgender transformation, group sex, masturbation and the use of sex toys — just to name a few examples.

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Can I just say to Bruce Bagemihl, few have ever done such service to the general public with a book. Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity.

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To ask other readers questions about Biological Exuberanceplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Biological Exuberance by Bruce Bagemihl illustrates that self-correcting process by dispelling two prevalent myths: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Bagemiyl account.

It’s an interesting fact that in some species heterosexuality has never been observed by scientists even when they go to great lengths to observe it over periods of many years. He served on the faculty of University of British Columbiawhere he taught linguistics and bagemigl science, batemihl and earned a Ph. Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People. Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Jacob Holloway rated it really liked it Feb 12, I enjoyed it greatly.


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Why not 5 stars? In our human arrogance, bruve the 50s when I was studying Biology A grand expose of the diversity throughout animal species. A Must for anybodys collection. Purchase access Subscribe now.

Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity by Bruce Bagemihl

Homosexua Animals are totally gay. Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity, It does have far more facts than the Bible, but the total mass of the volume is roughly equivalent. Customers who bought this item also bought.

The first time I read this, shortly after its burce, I was mostly interested in its exhaustively researched account of same-sex sexual behavior among non-human animals and the scientific cover-up thereof.