Humans have a strange relationship with their nether regions. Specifically, the female area that medicine likes to call the vulva and vagina. Men have, for centuries, been unabashedly proud of their penises and for just as long have been quite willing to display them-sometimes artistically, often drunkenly. The vulva just seems to make society nervous. There will be no attempts to unravel that conundrum here, but we’ll at least take this moment to remind everyone that nature has left organic reminders of the vajayjay everywhere in the great outdoors, whether it’s attached to a human or not.
You’ll never look at clams the same way again.
Lodoicea, commonly known as the sea coconut, coco de mer, or double coconut (pictured above), is a monotypic genus in the palm family. The sole species, Lodoicea maldivica can only be found on the islands of Praslin and Curieuse in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. The coco de mer tree is a rare and protected species.
An ice crevice that may have acted as a glacier’s meltwater outlet, location unknown.
The Hydnora africana plant (above) grows underground, except for a fleshy flower that emerges above ground and emits an odor of feces to attract its natural pollinators, dung beetles, and carrion beetles.
This beauty was captured by photographer Albert Brufau at Kata Tjuṯa, a group of large, domed rock formations located about 227 mi (365 km) southwest of Alice Springs in central Australia
Rock sliver at Mount Ngauruhoe, New Zealand.
Like human lady parts, poppies come in a variety of different colors, shapes and sizes. The major difference between the human vagina and the poppy is that the latter’s seeds taste great on a bagel.
This rock is called the ‘Queen of the Desert‘ and can be found in the Joshua Tree National Park.
The flower bud of the Spathodea or African Tulip Tree is ampule-shaped and contains water. These buds are often used by children who play with its ability to squirt the water. The open flowers are cup-shaped and hold rain and dew, making them attractive to many species of birds.
And this is the Chinese equivalent, ‘Vagina Rock‘ in the Danxiashan Mountains.