Sex Organ on Top of Head

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by Orleander, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Orleander OH JOY!!!! Valued Senior Member

    well, what would your assumption be as to why the a penis would be on the forehead?
    I wonder where the females sex organs are. :shrug:


    ...the newly identified species prefers to stay out of the sun—and the spotlight. And with a club-like sex organ on its forehead, the male ghostshark isn't likely to get any leading man roles.

    Pictured alive underwater (top) and preserved in a museum collection (bottom), the new ghostshark uses winglike fins to "fly" through its dark habitat, thousands of feet deep off the coasts of California and Mexico's Baja California peninsula, a new study says....

    ...The newfound ghostshark belongs to the "big black chimaeras," ...Chimaeras display some unusual features not seen in other living animals, Long said.

    Male chimaeras, for example, have retractable sexual appendages sprouting from their foreheads. These organs, which resemble a spiked club at the end of a stalk, may be used to stimulate a female or to pull her closer—though these are still assumptions, Long said....
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  7. fedr808 1100101 Valued Senior Member

    must give great head....:D

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