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Valentine's Day Open Thread: The Complete Sexual Sacrifice Of The Hermaphroditic Sea Slug


The band King Missile’s 1992 single “Detachable Penis” might seem like a tripped-out nightmare straight from the male psyche, but it’s all too real for one strange sea creature. The sea slug Chromodoris reticulata has a disposable penis that it sheds after sexual intercourse, according to a new study in the journal Biology Letters.

Love hurts.