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Like a Couple of Gay Guys, Whales Play ‘Docking’ Games With Their Penises


THE SHOT — Two male southern right whales (Eubalaena australis), who call the southern hemisphere home and seen here off the coast of Australia, engage in “penis fencing” during a months-long bromance. Photos of the act are part of a show at Norway’s Tromsø Museum, said to be the world’s only art exhibit exclusively devoted to homosexuality in the animal kingdom. (Photo: