Masturbation can be many things: a stress reliever, cure for boredom, antisocial route to orgasm or a means of leaving your seed plastered all over the toys in Wal-Mart.

But most of all, masturbation is an act of self-love, and humans aren't the only ones loving themselves. Animals, too, can wank it just as well as the opposable-thumbed species. (Only when they do in public, it's cute and funny, not creepy and illegal.)

Keep reading to watch the best of the animal kingdom's nut-busting bunch. Some of it may be NSFW, especially if you work in an animal shelter. Cover your kitten's eyes!


Clearly, this mutt is a shoo-in for the Air Sex Championships.



A fat, tabby cat pleasuring himself on-camera? Add a tray of lasagna and Nermal in a gimp mask, and this could be a Garfield porn spoof.



Pandas are so damn adorable. They're cute when they sneeze, when they're frightened, and even when they're escaping their cages. They're also cute when they're furiously beating off their cuddly-wuddly little panda schlongs! Aww.



We're not going to judge this turtle for having sex with a shoe. But we are going to judge him for his horrible taste in footwear.



Listening to old men talk about recycled energy is a little-known aphrodisiac among kangaroos.



Sloths sleep 18 hours a day. If you're wondering what they do with the rest of their time ...