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01/14/2014 08:27 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

A Bug's Kama Sutra: 10 Sex Positions To Try If You're An Insect (PHOTOS)

Let's talk about bug sex. What do wasps know about the birds and the bees? How do beetles do it with those big shells? And do bugs ever have orgies?

You may not know the answer to these questions, but Alex Wild does. The Illinois-based entomologist is no stranger to the insect world. His beautiful science photography gets up close and personal, catching bugs at the climax of their intimate moments. Just check out some of his most stunning images of insects mating below.

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The Wild World Of Insect Sex

For more amazing insect photos, check out Wild's series on ants battling for their lives.

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