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Feds Spend $400,000 to Study Duck Genitals

Davole Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Will Barack Obama demonstrate his approval of this National Science Federation financial award to Yale University by pompously using his executive privilege powers to rename the recipient school of not-so-higher learning "Duck You University?"

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...