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9 Uncomfortable Facts About How Dolphins Are Sexual Assault Monsters

Updated 31 Jul 2020 350.5k views9 items

Dolphins are often seen as gentle creatures of the oceans. But these beloved, playful creatures also have a dark side - specifically a dark sexual side. While it's known that dolphins are one type of animal that has sex for pleasure like humans - and even masturbate like humans - a dark trait they share with people is the fact they commit sex crimes. 

Can dolphins sexually assault each other? More importantly, can dolphins sexually assault people? Well, there's good news and bad news. The answer is complicated and it's somewhere between yes and no. First of all, we have to ask the question: are animals really capable of committing sexual assault? Dolphins are considered remarkably intelligent animals, but it's unlikely they have the same concept of consent that humans do.

When it comes to dolphins raping humans, it's true footage exists of dolphins being sexually aggressive towards scuba divers and swimmers. Actual rape stories, however, are difficult to corroborate and the credibility of the humans who tell them is suspect at best. After reading this, you'll know the facts as they stand on dolphin sexual assault, and you'll have to make up your own mind on whether or not dolphins are rapists.

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