Neil DeGrasse Tyson Drops Some Knowledge About Animal Sex

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Drops Some Knowledge About Animal Sex

He gets checked by Twitter.

Published March 13th

Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, often regarded as the smartest guy on the internet, made a rare misstep on Friday when he Tweeted that there are no species on Earth that suffer through painful sex. The NOVA host seemed confident in his assertion:

But fans were quick to flood his mentions with examples that prove his statement to be wrong:

Tyson has not yet admitted he was wrong, though — to be fair — he may not recognize the phenomenon since it happens so rarely. On another note, who knew so many species find no pleasure in knockin' those proverbial boots?

(Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Written by Evelyn Diaz

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