Chemicals are messing with the penises of English otters, study says2/25/2013
To any otters reading: Close your eyes. You don't even wanna know about this. It's the stuff of nightmares, trust us. The chemicals in the rivers of England and Wales are not doing the penises of otters over there any favors, an Environment Agency study has found. Experts found the weight of otters' penis bones has decreased, plus the poor blighters are suffering from undescended testicles and cysts you-know-where. Experts think hormone-disrupting chemicals in the water could be causing the problems. Study co-author Dr Elizabeth Chadwick said the otters' health issues "could be a warning for all mammals really, which include us humans." Gulp. [Story]
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