10 more strange facts about penises

From a fish with genitals on its head to four-headed privates, we bring you more odd trivia about the male member

By Tracy Clark-Flory
Published July 23, 2014 11:00PM (EDT)
Harry Shearer and Gloria Gifford in "This Is Spinal Tap"    (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.)
Harry Shearer and Gloria Gifford in "This Is Spinal Tap" (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.)

Look, you asked for it, denizens of the Internet. When we published "The 10 strangest facts about penises," it was a blockbuster hit. And as it turns out, that list was only the not-so-figurative tip of the iceberg. We discovered there are many more weird facts about the male member out there -- so many that it seemed only reasonable to round them up into a second installment. So here it is -- and we dare say it's even stranger than the first one.

10. There is a fish with a penis on its head

Sadly, it doesn’t protrude from the forehead like a unicorn horn, as I had hoped. Gonads and a penis-like organ called the priapium are found on the chin of the Phallostethus cuulong, a species recently discovered in Vietnam. Conveniently, the female of this species has a genital opening on the throat. Now that’s a sex tape ...

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