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13 Animal Masturbation Facts That Will Make You Feel Better About Being Single AF

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2. Smaller male marine iguanas will often masturbate before mating with a female so they can ejaculate faster, as they are often pushed away by larger males before they finish.


11. Male African ground squirrels masturbate all the time. Some researchers think this is a cleaning adaptation that prevents squirrel STIs.

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Looks like the coast is clear for a little bit of STI screening, buddy.

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