Re: more on aquatic elephants

Bill Burnett (
Fri, 10 Nov 1995 15:08:10

In article <47vp1k$> writes:

>What's your explanation of the convoluted vaginal pathway of elephants
>then? To copulate, the male elephant has to sit down and the female
>lowers itself onto the male's lap. I think this indicates that elephant's
>ancesters must have copulated face-to-face at one point. I doubt they had

An interesting concept. Perhaps that explains why all those mammoths in
pictures have curly horns... (to stop them poking each others eyes out.)
Also explains why camels mate back to back... Obviously degree of aquaticity
has a direct effect on the angle of copulation. :-)