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Why do some mammals have a bone in their penises?

14 December 2016

A study by Matilda Brindle and Dr Kit Opie (UCL Anthropology) discovered the evolutionary reasons why some mammals have a bone in the penis called a baculum, while some, like humans, do not. Read: The Economist, More: The Guardian, The Conversation, Washington Post, Mirror, Metro, The Independent, New York Magazine, Daily Mail, Scientific American, NBC News