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You desire romance, but you really don't want to exert any effort to make a catch. A lazy pirate, you've probably lost friends or roommates as a result of your love-scamming tendencies.

You're a Scorpionfly!

When a male scorpionfly wants to mate, he first kills some choice prey — a smaller insect, for example — and then begins emitting a chemical signal that tells nearby females about the catch. But other male scorpionflies can detect the signal, too, and capitalize on the efforts of the competition. Rather than capture their own prey, these lazier males sometimes simply hover in the vicinity of a hard-working male and try to intercept and mate with the females being lured there.

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Want to learn more about moths that wear perfume, flies that steal other flies' dates, and salamanders that drug their mates? Click on the pictures below to discover animalsí surprising love lives.


Your Best Friend's Girlfriend

Tough Love

Cut to the Chase

Long–distance Relationship

Love Drugs

Hip Bachelor Pad

Gift or Bribe?

She's a Man-eater

A Little Dab Will Do Ya

Love Serenade

Show-offs

The Honeymooners

She's Mine

Lovin' Spoonful
 

 

 

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