Why did the seed beetle's penis evolve to look like this?
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Why did the seed beetle's penis evolve to look like this?

Stockholm : Sweden | Oct 29, 2012 at 12:10 PM PDT
Source: io9
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One of the evolutionary consequences of sexual reproduction is that males have to compete with each other for females. But as a recent study published in Current Biology reveals, this competition doesn't necessarily stop after the mating is done. In the case of seed beetles, the presence of promiscuous... FULL ARTICLE AT io9
 
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