ZOOLOGY

ZOOLOGY

Which animal has the largest sperm ?

Compared to the organism body size ( in terms of absolute size), the sperm of several species of Drosophila (the fruit fly) appear to be the largest near about 1 cm in length.

Most of the length in these cells is made up of the tail, which normally exists in a tangled state. This tangled web of sperm tail exists as a means of encumbering sperm from other males to fertilize the female eggs…

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