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02/07/2004

The P Word

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Surprise, surprise. An interesting New York Times article on gay sex among animals — The Love That Dare Not Squeak Its Name:

"Roy and Silo, two chinstrap penguins at the Central Park Zoo in Manhattan, are completely devoted to each other. For nearly six years now, they have been inseparable. They exhibit what in penguin parlance is called "ecstatic behavior": that is, they entwine their necks, they vocalize to each other, they have sex. Silo and Roy are, to anthropomorphize a bit, gay penguins. When offered female companionship, they have adamantly refused it. And the females aren't interested in them, either."

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  1. my bf admires your blog, so i came over to have a look. and behold, we have similar entries--of course, penguin boyfriends probably have every gay blogger flapping their arms up and down...

    Posted by: camilof | Feb 7, 2004 7:08:29 PM


  2. "And the females aren't interested in them, either"
    I can't belive there aren't penguin fag hags and fruit flies....

    This brings up a distubing issue, though. I think we should draft a "protection of penguins" amendment.

    Posted by: Britt | Feb 7, 2004 8:10:48 PM


  3. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:19 AM


  4. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:25 AM


  5. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:52 AM


  6. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:54 AM


  7. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:54 AM


  8. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:29:54 AM


  9. did u know that pinguins once they meet their partner, they never split. and if one of them dies or gets lost or something, the other one stay alone till he dies. Thays so fucking romantic!
    ps:im sorry for my english..

    Posted by: rafa | May 11, 2004 1:30:23 AM


  10. they just broke up. Aw...looks like Silo left Roy for a female penguin! Wha wha wha wha. So much for "always".

    Posted by: mo | Sep 16, 2005 7:04:45 PM


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