Mercury makes males Homosexual?! – In birds anyway…

The University of Florida and University of Peradenia Sri Lanka have completed a study on the White Ibis. In that study they found that exposure to Mercury causes males to prefer other males. In the past it has been shown that heavy metals can affect sexual performance but this is the first time it has been shown to completely change sexual preference.

Mercury poisoning makes male birds homosexual – environment – 01 December 2010 – New Scientist.


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