Why Don’t Humans Have Penis Bones?

By : SciShow - 10 months ago
Most other mammals have penis bones, so why don't we?

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Sources:
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/14/why-dont-humans-have-a-penis-bone-scientists-may-now-know-baculum
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-humans-have-no-penis-bone/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650806/
http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/283/1844/20161736
https://academic.oup.com/icb/article/56/4/644/2198249
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https://www.britannica.com/science/baculum
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/08/a-most-interesting-bone/
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/evo.12229/abstract
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https://www.nature.com/articles/nrg774

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pika_in_Nipesotsuyama.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Young_male_chimp.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Armand_de_Montlezun_(1841-1914)_Bacalum_terre-neuve.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raccoonpenisbone.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lab_mouse_mg_3263.jpg

Why Don’t Humans Have Penis Bones?

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