If an animal must mate to reproduce, the entire future of its species depends on having sex. The most obviously beneficial adaptation for such a species is, therefore, pleasurable sex. While it's difficult to ask them if they enjoy doing the deed, a quick look at their behavior shows that, at the very least, most mammals and birds experience sexual pleasure. When it comes to the question of whether or not animals experience sexual pleasure, the answer is simple: most animals wouldn't take time out for sex if it didn't feel good.
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Animals obviously hook up, at least during mating season. But do they like it? According to experts, there are two answers: "yes" and "it is impossible to know. Really wild orgasms Not only do animals enjoy the deed, they also likely have orgasms, he said. They are difficult to measure directly but by watching facial expressions, body movements and muscle relaxation, many scientists have concluded that animals reach a pleasurable climax, he said. Then why do, say, wolves abstain most of the year? In the wild, having sex makes one vulnerable to attack. For example, a male wolf gets "locked" inside the female for up to a half hour, he said. Besides, if wolves got it on during the summer, it would be poor family planning; their delicate pups would be born in the dead of winter, he said.
As humans, we like to think that we have a monopoly on living the good life. But we shouldn't assume that other animals don't also enjoy their lives and revel in their extraordinary abilities. Here are 9 animals that are probably having more fun than you right now. Before we get started, it's important to note that many of the animals listed here appear to be living extremely worthwhile and exciting lives — but that's from our perspective. For all we know, being an airborne apex predator or a shape-shifting aquatic cephalopod is as banal as walking or brushing our teeth but I doubt it. We're deliberately anthropomorphizing, here — but that's the point. We're having fun imagining what life must be like as another creature. Nearly everyone wonders what it would be like to be a dolphin.