Sunday, October 22, 2006

Strange mallard

I'm not dead yet...

Came across this strange 'scientific' reserach into "homosexual necrophilia in the mallard"...conducted by a Dutchperson (who else?)

"On 5 June 1995 an adult male mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) collided with the glass fa├žade of the Natuurmuseum Rotterdam and died. An other drake mallard raped the corpse almost continuously for 75 minutes. Then the author disturbed the scene and secured the dead duck. Dissection showed that the rape-victim indeed was of the male sex. It is concluded that the mallards were engaged in an ‘Attempted Rape Flight’ that resulted in the first described case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard."

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