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Daddy Longlegs Fossil Keeps Erection for 99 Million Years


An unfortunate death for an aroused male arachnid gives researchers a rare look at ancient harvestman genitalia.

Do you think your erections last a long time? If you think an erection lasting more than 4 hours is a problem, try one lasting more than 99 million years.

A group of researchers discovered an ancient harvestman spider (or Halitherses grimaldii) that died with a serious need for love. A harvestman, or daddy longlegs, was preserved for 99 million years, with an erect penis.

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