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8 Nov 2023

Snakes Have Clitorises: Scientists Overcome Research Taboo

Scientists discovered that female snakes possess two individual clitorises known as hemiclitores, hidden under the skin on the tail's underside, debunking previous assumptions that these were scent glands or underdeveloped penises. The detailed study enlightens understanding of sexual reproduction across vertebrate species, highlighting the need for more research into female sex organs. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/dec/14/snakes-have-a-clitoris-scientists-overcome-a-massive-taboo-around-female-genitalia)