[LMB] Dolphin anatomy very OT:

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 00:08:53 GMT 2022


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> <QUOTE>
>
> The only thing that surprises me is how long it has taken us as scientists
> to look at the basic reproductive anatomy,” Sarah Mesnick, an ecologist at
> NOAA Fisheries who was not involved with the research, said, speaking of
> the clitoris. She added, “It took a team of brilliant women,” referring to
> two of the authors.
>
> </quote>
>
> Apparently the men never looked for it. All this time men have been
> studying dolphins and overlooked
> the obvious. It is discribed as the size of an AA battery and the color of
> spam.
> I wonder how large the clitoris of an Orca is.
>


Do you know how long it took for doctors  & scientists to find clitoris in
women?  Apparently it wasn't ever measured / dissected until very, very
recently - counting in years, not decades.

Sylvia


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