The walrus has the world's largest baculum.
The walrus has the world's largest baculum.

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When compared with other mammals, humans are kind of weird. We stand upright, we’re mostly hairless and we don’t have bones in our penises. That’s right — most placental mammals have a penis bone, or baculum. Just because we don’t have them, though, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t know more about them. To help out with that, here are some bacu-facts you can whip out at a party!

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Photo: Ewcik65/Flickr
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Photo: Kabir Bakie/Wikimedia Commons
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Photo: Seth Zeigler/Nokota Horse Conservancy
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Illustrations: William L. Brudon
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Photo: Relic38/Wikimedia Commons
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Photo: Paxson Woelber/Wikimedia Commons
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Painting: Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1526
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Photo: Peter Trimming/Flickr
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Photo: Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps
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Courtesy: Amazon