A shocking new study has found that 35 per cent of men from rural Brazil have had sex with an animal, including cows. In addition, the study found that men who had sex with animals during their lifetimes were twice as likely to develop cancer of the penis as others.
The lead author pf the study, Stjnio de Cassio Zequi, a urologist in Sao Paulo, told LiveScience that if a man has sex with an animal it could produce micro-traumas in the human penile tissue. ‘The genital mucus membranes of animals could have different characteristics from human genitalia, and the animals’ secretions are probably different from human fluids.’Perhaps animal tissues are less soft than ours, and non-human secretions would be toxic for us.’
The new study was published online Oct. 24 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
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