Wuzzle is a term for "group sessions of mutual caressing and sexual activity (both same-sex and opposite sex)" when referring to spinner dolphins. Although the term is now the standard technical term for this type of behavior, it originated as a nonsense word. "It was coined by a marine biologist, W.E. Schevill of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, who, when asked what the behavior was, replied without hesitation, "Why, it looks like a wuzzle to me.'"

Bagemihl, Bruce. 1999. Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity. NY: St. Martin's Press. p 18.

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