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Fri Jul 6, 2012, 10:27 AM

The Tasmanian Echidna’s Four-Headed Penis

Tasmania is like a time machine. Its primeval forests team with living fossils that have followed a different evolutionary branch to most mammals. So for freak lovers like me it’s like hitting the jackpot.

My number one quarry is the echidna – an ancient termite-eating hedgehog with what can only be described as the world’s weirdest wedding tackle. Echidnas, along with the duck-billed platypus, are the last surviving monotremes – an early branch of mammals that still lay eggs like reptiles. But despite such ancestral behaviour these oddballs are remarkably successful and have been waddling the planet since the time of the dinosaurs.

To find one I’m hooking up with Dr. Stuart Rose who has devoted the last 25 years of his life to studying the sex life of this peculiar creature. We rendezvous on a farm in the north of Tasmania on a bright but blowy morning. Stuart is accompanied by a quartet of windswept young female research students all equipped with a great Australian sense of humour. I ask them whether it was the echidna’s extraordinary penis that attracted them to their work and they all nod. Apparently I will not be disappointed.

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http://tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/2012/07/03/the-tasmanian-echidnas-four-headed-penis/?source=link_TW_02

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Viva_La_Revolution Jul 2012 OP
DCKit Jul 2012 #1
pansypoo53219 Jul 2012 #2
DCKit Jul 2012 #3
kag Jul 2012 #11
Surya Gayatri Jul 2012 #4
FailureToCommunicate Jul 2012 #5
joshcryer Jul 2012 #6
felix_numinous Jul 2012 #7
NYC_SKP Jul 2012 #8
Solly Mack Jul 2012 #9
Historic NY Jul 2012 #10

Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 10:37 AM

1. It's intriguing, but I'm so vanilla regarding sex that I just can't go there.

 

My teenage brain wants to explore perversity, but my adult brain just won't go there.

Damn, I got old when I wasn't looking. One penis is enough for me, these days.

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Response to DCKit (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 12:26 PM

2. did u look at it?

lol. that is one weird cockadoodle.

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Response to pansypoo53219 (Reply #2)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 12:36 PM

3. No, I didn't, you freak. OMG Pansy, why are you torturing me?

 

I'm so going to get you later... with something clean, nice and all generic - Pat Boone on a white horse.

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Response to pansypoo53219 (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 9, 2012, 07:25 AM

11. I did. One word--BIZZ--ARRRRRR.

But what really struck me was that compared to the size of the body the shaft of that penis is HUGE!!!

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 12:45 PM

4. Question for the zoologists out there: does the old adage

apply here?
"Double your pleasure, double your fun"--
or in this case, quadruple your pleasure, quadruple your fun?

Did you see that little guy spraying? Amazing projectile sphincter!

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 04:00 PM

5. And the best part is, the little feller is SO proud! And grinning!

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Response to FailureToCommunicate (Reply #5)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 10:21 PM

6. Pfft, you'd be grinning too if you were that small but had a member...

...that big.

That picture is so hilariously awesome.

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Fri Jul 6, 2012, 10:59 PM

7. Is this the same echidna

that is in Legend of the Guardians?

What an amazing creature, he looks very happy and proud of himself.

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Sat Jul 7, 2012, 11:34 AM

8. Cutest thing evah!

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Sat Jul 7, 2012, 01:27 PM

9. My goodness. He's right proud...he's smiling!

Look at those claws!

Cute animals!

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Response to Viva_La_Revolution (Original post)

Sat Jul 7, 2012, 10:17 PM

10. that guy could cause penis envy....

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