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Is the federal government funding a study on duck penises? - PolitiFact

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Is the federal government funding a study on duck penises?

PolitiFact

Richard Prum is an evolutionary ornithologist at Yale University. We got him on the phone to ask: ... Prum and lead investigator Patricia Brennan have published several papers from their research; several are in review now, and more are forthcoming ...

 

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Mother Jones

Yes, We Should Study Duck Penises

Daily Beast

Some conservatives got some attention last week by alleging that the federal government is funding research into duck penises, by way of trying to demonstrate that many taxpayer dollars are wasted and that the sequester is therefore great because it ...

PolitiFact: Of sequestration and duck penisesTampabay.com

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Everything About Duck Penises Is Interesting

Jezebel

WELL. They're at it again, and this time one of the frivolities in their sights is a Yale ornithologist who received $400,000 to study duck penises. ... "Most birds don't have a penis. Ducks do. They still have it from the reptilian ancestor that they ...

 

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Media attacks duck genitalia research

Yale Daily News (blog)

In the past week, Yale ornithology professor Richard Prum has come under attack from various media outlets for his study of ducks' sexual anatomy and forced copulation. Fox News, PolitiFact and CNSNews, among other news ... In order to study how duck ...

 

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