Monkey caught making love to deer

  • World
  • Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017

An undated handout picture released on January 10, 2017 by the Issekinicho publishing house shows an inter-species sexual behaviour between a male Japanese macaque and female sika deer, in Yakushimaru. - AFP.

PARIS: Scientists on Tuesday revealed the “highly unusual” behaviour of a male monkey filmed trying to have sex with female deer in Japan -- a rare case of inter-species nookie.

Sex between animals from different species is uncommon, but exceptional cases are known to occur, chiefly in domesticated and captive animals, scientists reported in the journal Primates.

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