the drongo's dong

Subject: the drongo's dong
From: lorne <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 12:44:58 +1000
As the Monty Python crew used to say... and now for something completely
different... A friend of mine who's getting into birdwatching, and
myself, were talking about birds and whether they have penises last

As you do.

Anyway... She told me that birds had 'vents', not penises. I told her
I'd seen two Boobook Owls going for it up the Central Coast years ago
and that the male definately had a penis!

I just read at the National Geographic website that only 3% of birds
have penises and an African species of weaver bird has developed a
'false penis'. 

Can anyone tell me any more about this topic? I hope it's not too
'adult' for anyone.



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