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A Nod Is As Good As A Wink

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I shot the last four minutes and the majority of the footage is them coupled and swaying in the breeze, but I did find this segment quite fascinating.

It’s well known that mammals and several other animals experience pleasure during copulation as a means to continue the species. I guess if they didn’t they mightn’t be bothered.

You have to wonder whether the intense shaking of the males head is a reaction to the task in hand, whether mechanical or cerebral?

Or maybe he’s just trying to dislodge a segment of bee from his mandibles…


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