If a queen mates with a male who has the same version of this gene as she does, then half her fertilized eggs will hatch out sons--and sterile sons at that. Apparently in response, the male has evolved a pseudophallus--a rod of tissue that cannot transfer sperm. Worse, he picks fights with any other male who happens to come near.
This will give you a better idea how the book is both humorous and completely weird. It also advises on more mundane matters -- such as male pregnancy and the joys of a detachable penis. Who'd have thought a stick insect would be among the world's most tireless lovers?
Very well written in an informative and amusing way!!! Then she stepped up to the delicate membrane I sometimes pick it up and read a little bit of it every once in a while. In stock online.
Males in many species are fiercely possessive of their mates. In this vein: she uses the word "slut," wonders if rape in the animal kingdom is really the result of females "asking for it," constantly uses the words "girls" and "boys" to describe mature animals engaging in reproductive sex Interesting and still relevant though now a couple of decades old.
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