Pseudopenis of spotted hyena is a penis in form but not in function
Crocuta crocuta photo © David Bygott
The difference between anatomical origin and evolved application is exemplified by the peniform clitoris of the spotted hyena. This clitoris resembles the penis more than in any other mammal, but emulates the penis even less than does the typical mammalian clitoris.
Robin and the Honey Badger, 22 March 2016
Pseudopenis of spotted hyena