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Royden Edward Hodgskin

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Do other animals have a hymen?
« on: 01/09/2008 17:47:37 »
Royden Edward Hodgskin asked the Naked Scientists:

Does the hymen appear in other mammals or only humans? And if so, what is the scientific and biological purpose?

What do you think?

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Do other animals have a hymen?
« Reply #1 on: 04/09/2008 19:52:48 »
This list is from our friends at Wikipedia! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hymen

These animals all have a hymen:

Squirrels
Antelopes
Gazelles
Frogs
Lake Trouts
Dalmations (not labs)
Parakeet
Robins (but not cardinals)
Bats
Cats
Chimpanzees
Clownfish, but not other species of fish
Dogs
Slugs
Elephants
Llamas
Galago (Bush babies)
Guinea pigs
Horses
Zebras
Lemurs
Manatees
Moles
Rats
Seals
Toothed whales
Chinchillas
Platypus
Narwhals
Alpacas
Bobolinks
Clams
White Footed Deer Mice
Meerkats
Moose
Ponies
Rattlesnakes
Shrews
Ladybird

 

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