King Kong crabs
Consider it a gift. Now when your wife asks why you’ve got a tube of special cream and a tiny comb in your drawer, and why you burned half your clothes in the barbecue pit, you can blame a monkey.
We know you got the creepy crawlies from that skank downtown, but hey. The wife wants a more palatable story, doesn’t she? You probably got the big brain and opposable thumbs from a screeching banana face, so why not crabs?
Enjoy your new excuse and keep it in your pants, you randy dog.
Just as humans and gorillas share a common evolutionary ancestry, the pubic lice that infuriate some members of the two species are also related. Pubic lice–known to scientists as Pthirus pubis and to most other people as “crabs”–are thought to have evolved from Pthirus gorillae, the structurally similar species that infests gorillas. Read more…