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Pleasure ride: A male killer whale rides the dorsal fin of another male. Sex just for the pleasure of it is common in many animals.
From male killer whales that ride the dorsal fin of another male to female bonobos that rub their genitals together , the animal kingdom tolerates all kinds of lifestyles. A first-ever museum display, "Against Nature?," which opened last month at the University of Oslo's Natural History Museum in Norway, presents 51 species of animals exhibiting homosexuality.
Some additional beliefs by religious conservatives are:
From the middle of October until next summer the Norwegian Natural History Museum of the University of Oslo will host the first exhibition that focuses on homosexuality in the animal kingdom.
For these animals, there is documented evidence of homosexual behavior of one or more of the following kinds: sex , courtship , affection , pair bonding , or parenting , as noted in researcher and author Bruce Bagemihl 's 1999 book Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity .