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Feds Spend $400,000 to Study Duck Genitals

annfan_777 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:00 PM
Juxtapose this story with the chicken little stuff Obama has been spouting about the sequester, and you will see just how transparently phony liberals really are.
jwojcik Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 12:41 AM
Liberals? This study was funded BY THE BUSH ADMIN, years ago, and this study is extremely valuable to the medical and zoological field. 400k is a paltry amount over that amount of time, as well.

For the past four years, American taxpayers have paid nearly $400,000 so that Yale University could study the sexual conflict of waterfowl and “plasticity in duck penis length.”

The National Science Foundation awarded Yale University $384,949 for a study on “Sexual Conflict, Social Behavior and the Evolution of Waterfowl Genitalia.”

The discovery was first reported by – and noted the grant was made available through President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

“Ducks are ideally suited to study the evolution of sexual conflict and the evolution of reproductive structures,” the study declares. “In the last quarter, we have prepared a...