Parental guidance is advised as we examine the strange, sometimes fatal, always messy world of sex. Queue the sax and have a look at fish joined in a special bond, single celled yeast, bugs with a mathematical sense of timing, and females that make a meal of their suiters.
Here’s a video on Mitosis, simple cell division.
And here’s a video on meiosis: when diploids become haploids.
Here’s a paper about the mating single celled yeast.
Here’s a paper on some rather inbred wasps.
Here’s an article on how cicadas time their emergence.
Here’s a video on the 17-year periodical cicadas.
Here’s a video about the unusual mating practices of angler fish
Here’s a video about the praying mantis, and her habit of literally biting her lover’s head off.
And here’s an article about some of the other deadly mating games played by insects and spiders.