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For these mammals, there is documented evidence of homosexual behavior of one or more of the following kinds: sexual behaviorcourtshipaffectionpair bondingor parenting. Bruce Bagemihl writes that the presence of same-sex sexual behavior was not officially observed on a large scale until the s due to possible observer bias caused by social attitudes towards LGBT people, which made homosexuality in animals a taboo subject. They must realise that animals can have sex with who they will, when they will and without consideration to a researcher's ethical principles ".
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Click here for photos from the exhibit of whales, giraffes, and bonobos. Scientists have observed homosexual behavior in hundreds of animal species, from insects to sheep. Recently a lesbian albatross pair made headlines around the globe—the couple will be raising a chick together at New Zealand's Taiaroa Head Royal Albatross Centre.
I could quote dozens of different statistics to address the question of how many people are homosexual—there is no consistent figure. Nor is there a consistent pattern of behavior that allows easy or clear definitions or demographics. Some people appear to be exclusively homosexual from a young age, and some exclusively heterosexual. Many are somewhere in between, in that they might be primarily one way or the other, but have had homosexual, bisexual or heterosexual experiences or thoughts once, sometimes or regularly.