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Sex is at the heart of everything. It’s the only real way of leaving a legacy — in the genes of the future. But there’s more than just the act — it’s the build up to it when wildlife shows its incredible diversity. It drives touching courtships and fierce battles. Hormones and sex drive are forces that shape behaviour and can change an animal’s purpose and persona. This is the story of how wild things get sexy…

Sex is the driving force throughout nature. The act of sex is mostly to make babies, but let’s face it, its foreplay that really counts — it brings out the best and the worst in the animal kingdom. Pre-coital courtship can give pleasure, but also gives the participants  the chance to check each other out and make sure they’ve found the perfect match.

Birds do it, bees do it, and let’s face it, they are not the only ones!