Female hyenas use pseudo-penises to reject and accept mates.
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The Painful Realities of Hyena Sex
“When a mother does her best, she expects a well-behaved child. But for top-dog hyena moms, a hell-raiser is preferred.”
How Spotted Hyenas Mate
“Research with captive hyenas at the University of California, Berkeley, has revealed that the glans of the male’s penis swells slightly in the female’s reproductive tract.”
Why Do Female Spotted Hyenas Give Birth Through Their Pseudo-Penises?
“Not only are lady spotted hyenas bigger and meaner than their male counterparts, ruling the pack with an iron paw, they also sport what appear to be penises—shaft, scrotum, and all.”
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