Male wasp spiders prefer sex with virgins, according to a remarkably horrifying study

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Unlike Christine O'Donnell, male wasp spiders have two sets of genitalia, one of which breaks off inside the female every time they have sex. If that's not unhappy enough, the female wasp spider generally eats the male before he even gets a chance to break off that second set. Basically, in general, times are tough for male wasp spiders. But like Christine O'Donnell, male wasp spiders value female virginity, according to this University of Hamburg study. Apparently, the whole "breaking off genitals" thing is actually an evolutionary strategy, preventing other males from mating with the ex-virgin female. Read more fascinating and disgusting facts here.