Can animals be gay?

<strong>Gay Animals:</strong> If you've ever pondered the existence of same-sex penguin couples, then this is the podcast for you. In this classic STBYM episode, Robert and Julie explore homosexuality among animals. Why does it exist? How much of our own human baggage do we drag into this question?

Image: African penguins Pedro and Buddy interact with each other at the Toronto Zoo in Toronto back in 2011. (© MARK BLINCH/Reuters/Corbis)

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