BAMF of the Day: The animal with the largest testicles? Nope, it isn’t you. Researchers at the University of Derby have bestowed that title on the lowly tuberous bushcricket, whose cajones make up 14% of its body mass.
From Science Daily:
Yet the research team also discovered that large testes did not necessarily relate to a larger amount of sperm produced — which goes against traditional thinking in the science world. […]
Dr [James] Gilbert said: “Traditionally it has been pretty safe to assume that when females are promiscuous, males use monstrously-sized testicles to deliver huge numbers of sperm to swamp the competition — even in primates. Our study shows that we have to rethink this assumption. It looks as though the testes may be that big simply to allow males to mate repeatedly without their sperm reserves being exhausted.”
GAH! I am a spelling nazi, especially when it is about mis-appropriated Spanish words.
Let me be clear on this:
CAJONES = DRAWERS, THE PLACE WHERE YOU STORE YOUR SOCKS AND SHIT.
Please people, do not misuse Spanish words thinking it will make you look like a smart ass mexicano wannabe.
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