Croatian Brown Bears in a wildlife sanctuary are in a six year same-sex relationship

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    Jun 17, 2014 5:26 AM GMT
    Croatian Brown Bears in a wildlife sanctuary are in a six year same-sex relationship

    Researchers have documented a pair of male brown bears in a Croatian wildlife sanctuary who have been over heels for each other for six years

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    Jun 19, 2014 12:41 AM GMT
    It's a sweet story, except for the fact that:

    "The bears have not had access to female bears so it is unknown if their relationship would endure if they were provided with other options." [emphasis added]
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    Jun 19, 2014 2:23 AM GMT
    tailgater_3 saidIt's a sweet story, except for the fact that:

    "The bears have not had access to female bears so it is unknown if their relationship would endure if they were provided with other options." [emphasis added]

    That would be in accordance with something known as Situational Homosexuality. Among human males this occurs in prison, during long periods of military duty without women, and similar situations of gender isolation. Also from prolonged living in California, and parts of New Jersey.