Non-conceptive Sexual Interactions in Monkeys, Apes, and Dolphins

  title={Non-conceptive Sexual Interactions in Monkeys, Apes, and Dolphins},
  author={T. Furuichi and R. Connor and C. Hashimoto},
  • T. Furuichi, R. Connor, C. Hashimoto
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Primates and dolphins exhibit comparable examples of all categories of non-conceptive sexual behaviors, including sexual interactions involving immature individuals, those involving individuals of the same sex, and copulation during the non-conceptive period. Although mammals of other taxa also perform non-conceptive sexual behaviors, the fact that there are so many reports of non-conceptive sexual interactions among higher primates and dolphins suggest a link between the nonreproductive use of… CONTINUE READING
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