When Sex is Hard

When it comes to sex things can be complicated, but for the three species we are looking at today, sex is really hard.

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Sources:
http://www.pandasinternational.org/wptemp/program-areas-2/captive-breeding-program/
http://www.livescience.com/18015-bowerbird-mating-illusion.html
http://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2012/jan/19/1
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/how-to-make-a-baby-panda/
http://mentalfloss.com/article/12610/why-it-so-hard-pandas-get-pregnant
http://www.pandasinternational.org/wptemp/education-2/panda-facts/
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/03/150310-snails-reproduction-sex-animals-science-evolution/
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/14/wild-romance-weird-animal-courtship-and-mating-rituals/
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2013/02/13/sea-slug-regrow-penis-animal-behavior-science/

Meet the Mate Munchers


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1691512/
http://cnx.org/contents/[email protected]/Violent-Mating-Traumatic-Insem
http://news.sciencemag.org/evolution/2011/08/immune-system-protects-female-bedbugs-traumatic-sex

NCBI ROFL: Traumatic insemination and sexual conflict in the bed bug Cimex lectularius.


http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/zoo.10118/abstract

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Male_Southern_Elephant_Seals_in_combat.jpeg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BIRD_PARK_8_0189.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mantis_Tenodera_aridifolia01.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bed_bug,_Cimex_lectularius.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traumatic_insemination_1_edit1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traumatic_insemination_2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:20110707221304!Chlamydera_nuchalis_bower_-_Mount_Carbine.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Satin_Bowerbird_nest.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chlamydera_nuchalis_-_Mount_Carbine.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_Panda_eating_Bamboo.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chengdu-pandas-d16.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_Panda_2004-03-2.jpg

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