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The well hung barnacle

2012 July 5

Barnacles are found on every saltwater pier the world over. There are over 1000 species of barnacle, largest barnacle species are 7-centimeters long. Barnacles may be small, but they have one of the largest penis-to-body ratios of all animals. It seems backwards,but barnacles were named after the Barnacle Goose, an arctic-dwelling bird.