Fish reproduce by squirting out eggs and fertilising them, so where's the joy in that? Is there any form of pleasure that fish can experience through reproducing? We explore this fishy conundrum in this Question of the Week. Plus, we ask why one's feet can sometimes look farther away than they ought to.
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The drive to procreate is one of the most powerful forces on earth. To assure procreation, nature offers as a "bribe" a certain amount of physical pleasure. This is easy to understand for those species who actually make physical contact during copulation, but fish remain a total ...