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The Proof We Could Soon Have A New Monkey-Deer Species

The disturbing moment a wild monkey attempted to have sex with a deer has been caught on camera.

Researchers captured the shocking moment a Japenese macaque male mounted a female Silka deer.


Apparently the reason for the bizarre behaviour is due to a hormonal surge in the monkey during breeding season.

It is only the second time ever, that two animals from different species have been seen mating. In 2014 a fur seal was filmed mating with a king penguin.

Source: Daily Mail

Image: Alexandre Bonnefoy via Daily Mail

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