Unbeknownst to her, the bull was actually Zeus - he had transformed himself into the gentle beast in order to boink her.
She went to find Zeus, and in a last-ditch effort to hide his activities from his wife, Zeus transformed Io into a white heifer.
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There were also significant depictions in the smaller decorative arts, also private media.
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Zeus also went ahead and had sex with Demeter, who is also his sister, and had a daughter with her, Persephone.
After some time, Europa put two and two together and realized this was not normal bull behavior.
Zeus also abducted the Naiad Aigina for sexual purposes.