Dendrophiliacs really, really love trees (video)

If the sight of a commanding tree gives you wood, you are not alone. Cases of tree humping have been observed in woodland creatures like deer, though to be fair, deer have a better excuse. Some bucks have learned that they can amplify the appearance of their masculinity by getting tree branches tangled between their horns. So for deer, a knot of branches may look like a particularly fetching buck with a great rack.

For a visual explanation of dendrophilia complete with creepy, though completely clothed, examples of the fetish in action, as well as criticism of the practice from the hot hosts of Attack of the Show, check out the clip below.

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It turns out some dirty tree huggers are doing much more than just embracing the giant wooden penises growing in your backyard. Also known as arborphilia, dendrophilia denotes a love for trees. This only qualifies as a sexual fetish when the tree lover in question takes their relationship to the next level and derives sexual satisfaction from these leafy giants, whether that involves licking bark or some good old fashion tree humping. Dendrophilia can be considered a class of objectum sexuality, in which a person develops romantic desires for inanimate objects. Some Freudians believe this arousal may be because trees are giant, crooked phalluses, with infinite smaller penises branching off.

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