Mutant Genital-Biting Female Mice

After tweaking the genes of some laboratory mice, Swiss scientists have produced female mice that exhibit an unusual sexual behavior. They bite the genitals of their partners. The male mice respond by running away in terror.

This unusual trait is passed through the female line, from mother to daughter. The scientists aren't sure if humans have a similar 'genital-biting' gene, but they're hopeful that "future studies addressing the genetic basis of behavior in humans may be very informative in this respect."

The video is worth watching just to see the female mice going at it.

     Posted By: Alex - Tue Sep 25, 2012
     Category: Animals | Science | Genitals

How long do the males live?
Posted by KDP on 09/25/12 at 11:01 AM
Of course it's passed through the females. The males can't pass *anything* along!
Posted by tadchem on 09/25/12 at 11:11 AM
By any chance did they cross breed these critters with hamsters?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/25/12 at 11:30 AM
OUCH! OUCH! OUCH! Poor little guys! :ahhh:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 09/25/12 at 12:25 PM
Ya think, maybe, that this is why we've got Huey, Dewey, and Louie but no Nickey, Dickey, and Ricky?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/25/12 at 12:32 PM
Expat, that was my thought. Hamsters fight each other by biting the other's genitals and thrashing until something rips off. You might have heard "The more people I meet, the more I like my dog," but with hamsters, it's the opposite. The more you see hamsters together, the more you think, "Gee, humans are so peaceful and rational." (Moral: only one hamster per cage.)
Posted by Mark on 09/25/12 at 02:20 PM
Why all the castrations posts!!??
Posted by Todd on 09/25/12 at 03:43 PM
I prefer the female WUvians who lick and suck down there 😉 .. and the Mrs. BD too .. WOOT !!
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 09/25/12 at 04:21 PM
Geesh, I thought everyone knew the one and only rule, NO TEETH!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 09/25/12 at 07:49 PM
Just when you thought it was safe to go out.
Posted by Harvey on 09/25/12 at 10:44 PM
Combine this post with the previous post of castrati living longer:
(In court - Mrs Bobbit) "I just want him to live forever"
Posted by BMN on 09/26/12 at 03:06 AM
David Allen Coe did a song called DON'T BITE THE DICK! NSFW LYRICS!! :coolsmile:
But maybe she just wants to SMELL YO DICK! :lol:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 09/26/12 at 05:57 PM
Do the male mice die? How can they get killed?
Posted by kill rats on 03/27/13 at 06:17 AM
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