The animal kingdom is anything but cisnormative.
For instance, did you know the female spotted hyena boasts an enormous clitoris that, when erect, can be as large as a male’s penis?
No, neither did we. But from hyenas, horses and butterflies to the self-regenerating worm, there are thousands of examples of blurred gender lines among creatures great and small.
Below, we list just eight of them. Prepare to be amazed…and surprised!
3 Spotted hyenas
4 Komodo dragons
7 Argus reed frog