The polar bear penis possesses baculum—a penis bone which is found in nearly all placental mammals including primates. However baculum doesn’t occur in human penis. The function of the penis bone is to facilitate the bear in copulation. It isn’t attached to the rest of the bear’s skeleton.Author: Waleed.
Fossil baculum of a bear from the Miocene. The baculum (also penis bone, penile bone, or os penis, or os priapi) is a bone found in the penis of many placental mammals. It is absent in the human penis, but present in the penises of other primates, such as the gorilla and chimpanzee.
This is a short discussion about research on polar bear penis bones, regarding a new paper that sent several of the Internet's most juvenile science headline writers off the deep end.1 Short quiz first. Above are the penis bones (each called a baculum, plural bacula) of .