Rabbit Study May Hint at Origin of Female Orgasm in Humans
Rabbit Study May Hint at Origin of Female Orgasm in Humans
It could be a throwback to a mechanism that induces ovulation during sex, researchers propose, but not everyone thinks the results can be extrapolated to people.
Rabbit Study May Hint at Origin of Female Orgasm in Humans
Rabbit Study May Hint at Origin of Female Orgasm in Humans

It could be a throwback to a mechanism that induces ovulation during sex, researchers propose, but not everyone thinks the results can be extrapolated to people.

It could be a throwback to a mechanism that induces ovulation during sex, researchers propose, but not everyone thinks the results can be extrapolated to people.

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