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# Mating

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Butterflies are genetically wired to choose a mate that looks just like them
Male butterflies show a preference for females that have similar markings.
It's that time of the year again - here's why you'll be seeing flying ants all over the place
The annual season of flying ants is kicking off as the bugs get frisky in the air.
Watch a tortoise slowly, slowly chase off a man who interrupted him mating
The animal kingdom-equivalent of your mate walking in on you getting the ride.
USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas
The cricket-like insects are overdue an invasion after 17 years – and have been seen amassing in two east coast states.
Black Caviar, one of the world's greatest racehorses, has retired
Are Black Caviar’s owners going to try to breed a superhorse with Frankel now?
VIDEO: This is the most important panda sex you'll ever see*
*Probably. It was on the news. It’s that important.
VIDEO: Giant pandas meet for the very first time
Made for each other…