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Re: dinosaur copulation?



On Wed, 29 Jun 1994, Larry Loen wrote:

> I know it is very dangerous to make comparisons of this kind,
> but I once saw a special on PBS that showed how whales mate.
 [snip, snip]
> we don't need to necessarily assume that they mounted the way
> horses or pigs do.
> 

So long as we are throwing out mammalian comparisons, elephants seem to 
accomplish this feat with undo damage.

I would think evolution would select against copulatory injuries 
("How can this be so good if it feels so bad?").


Tracy <monaghan@cac.washington.edu>
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