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In my book The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar, I profile a lot of bizarre creatures. But none has a weirder sex life than the worm that penis-fences. The post Think Your Sex Life Is Bad? These Worms Harpoon Each Other With Their Penises appeared first on WIRED.