Biologists on Twitter are having a #JunkOff, because science

Bethan McKernan@mck_beth
Thursday 27 August 2015 17:00

Please note: This post contains multiple photos of animal genitalia. If you work in an environment that would consider this unsafe for public consumption, this article is NSFW.

Earlier this week an ecologist at Virginia Tech University put out a call to colleagues in her field across the world:

And her brethren were quick to heed her call.

They tweeted her all things bright and beautiful:

Belonging to all creatures, great:


And just.... weird:

We propose a conference for this newly rekindled area of biological interest, to be held at Reykjavik's Phallological Museum:

What a time to be alive.

More: Watch this tapir scratch himself with his incredibly long penis