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The 7 Sleaziest Mating Rituals in the Animal Kingdom

Giant Squid

First Posted: 07/07/11 11:14 AM ET Updated: 11/15/11 06:29 AM ET

You'd think mating in the animal kingdom would be a simple thing. The biggest, strongest male gets to mate with the females. Or maybe he has to prove himself in combat with another male first, whatever.

But mating among animals and insects is no less complicated than it is among humans. It's all about being devious, and when it comes to sex, even the lowest of life forms have mastered the art of trickery, deceit and blackmail.

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