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August 20, 2019

WE BLAME SOCIAL MEDIA

A New Zealand stick insect that migrated to the UK more than seven decades ago has given up having sex and become asexual, prompting biologists to wonder about the use of sex at all – especially in Britain.

(Thanks to pharmaross)

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Yeah, England will do that to you.

With a genus name like Clitarchus, of course they're all female.

Then again, with a species name like hookeri, I bet they'd have sex if you paid them.

It must be female biologists completing the research. With a name like that, male biologists would never be able to find them.

Well, given the steady decline in global birthrates, I'd say these insects weren't the first to give up sex.

England has sex?

Not tonight, dear -- I have a stickache.

I believe Clitarchus Hookeri once opened for Bananarama.

Most men have been warned about Clitarchus Hookeri.
Some guys associating with them wake up in a strange room with mirrors on the ceiling and their wallets are missing.

The ones that migrated to LAs Vegas are having the time of their lives.

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