15 Things We Think Make Us Different From Animals (But Totally Don’t)
13. Sex For Fun
It’s an oft reported tale that humans are the only animals that have sex for fun. That’s completely wrong. It’s arguable that many animals do, just due to the existence of oral sex in the animal kingdom — hell, dolphins have blow hole sex. But by far the worst culprits are the bonobos. Despite being as closely related to us as chimps, you don’t see them in zoos very often. That’s because they constantly have sex. They masturbate, go down on each other, fuck any gender, do just about anything, just because it feels good. Also, any time there’s a conflict within the group, especially about food, they’ll use sex to diffuse the situation.