reproduction

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Birds and Bees

I was six, my brother Hunter was five. I walked up to my mom in the kitchen one Saturday morning and said, "How do babies get into the mommy's tummy?". Mom looked at me thoughtfully and said, "let's go to the library". There, we checked out a video and book set explaining the birds and the bees. Before writing this, I couldn't have guessed why we call the iconic "sex talk" or the answer to "where do babies come from?", "the birds and the bees". Wikipedia says it's a metaphor for female and male reproductive organs. Birds lay eggs, female humans have eggs, bees pollinate flowers, male humans produce sperm that fertilize eggs. I feel like this analogy would have...