Wednesday, January 14, 2009

"Let's bungle in the jungle"

That Jethro Tull song popped into my head the other day. On Monday, my husband and I went into NYC so I could finally get him to the Museum of Sex. The current exhibition is The Sex Lives of Animals which was fascinating. It's a serious science exhibit that would make a great educational field trip but since you have to be 18 to get in I guess that's not gonna happen. Everything they didn't teach us in Biology 101 - seems there isn't much that isn't "natural" if you believe Nature is natural. Some things I knew -  about panda porn and homosexual behavior in animals and horseshoe crab orgies. And though there was a lot I didn't "know" before - nothing really surprised me - except maybe the banana slug chewing off it's own penis which is as long as it's body. Huh? There was video too. 
I'd like to tell more, but I've run out of time here ... to be continued.


Anonymous said...

Wow, why do slugs chew off their own penis? That seems counter productive for sex, unless it grows back, fast!

Erobintica said...

Want to know more? I googled "banana slug, penis" and found this -

and it doesn't seem to grow back - but they're hermaphrodites ...

so next time you're out walking in the woods and see a banana slug - ask 'em.