This Sea Slug Sheds Penis, Grows New One in 24 Hours

Ability to shed, re-grow sex organ surprises

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 13, 2013 5:47 AM CST

(Newser) – The Chromodoris reticulata has a peculiar way of mating: After the deed is done, the sea slug sheds its penis ... and then grows a new one within 24 hours and does the whole thing again. "I haven't seen anything like this before,"...   Read full story »


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