We know what you're saying: "That sounds sexy as hell, but I don't live in Minnesota!" Don't worry -- you can do the same thing at the Detroit Zoo (they're serving booze at their shindig, and the chief life sciences officer warns that he gets "free and loose" with his animal sex lectures). Or maybe you'd prefer the same event in Calgary (their event is titled "Who's Your Daddy?"). Or Los Angeles, or Birmingham, or Albuquerque. This is a popular Valentine's Day pastime, is what we're saying.
Hey, if you're the fancy type and have the cash to travel, go to lovely Vienna and surprise your date with the Schoenbrunn Zoo's event, where you can hopefully see the ring-tailed lemur engage in its sensual mating routine ("The males rub their black and white tail with a strong smelling secretion from their scent glands and hold it under their opponent's nose. Who stinks the most is allowed to [mate] with the females"). Sign us up! After all, what the hell else is there to see in Vienna?
XJ would like to wish Happy Valentine's Day to his own valentine, Fenella. The third part of XJ's epic science-fiction novel is out now on Amazon. Poke him on Twitter and follow him on Facebook.
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