One of the burning questions that keep survivalists awake at night is what exactly happens to a zombie penis when he turns? Does it fall off? Does it just shrivel up and disappear? What happens to it?
Well, that’s what James Grebey at Inverse Entertainment (www.inverse.com) wanted to know, so he came to Kimberlee Moran, the director of forensics at Rutgers University, Matt Mogk, founder of The Zombie Research Society, and yours truly, Dave Marks also of the Zombie Research Society, to get the low-down.
Here is an excerpt from his article:
“I would argue that your dick [as a zombie] would last as long, or probably longer, than a lot of other things,” Mogk says. “I don’t know why their dick would fall off. It’s so malleable.”
Moran is hesitant to make too many proclamations about what exactly would happen to a zombie’s penis in this situation, given that we’ve left established science far behind, but she supposes that in lieu of all these normal factors, the body will start to naturally mummify, which normally happens in very hot and very dry places. “A zombie penis would just kind of shrivel up and go…” Moran pauses, looking for the right word, “pruney.”
The normal decomposition process would, for sure, destroy a zombie’s penis in pretty short order, but it would also destroy the zombie. Take that normalcy away, and there’s no reason that an average zombie would lose its penis any quicker than it would shed any other body part. One thing is for sure though — a zombie has no use for a penis. “Sperm actually dies after 24 hours, so there would never be zombies making other zombies,” Dave Marks, an editor at the Zombie Research society, tells Inverse. “Unless they, I guess, have sex within the first 24 hours.”
Zombies typically don’t urinate, and they don’t have any sexual drive. Their penises wouldn’t work, and the organ wouldn’t be missed when it finally went, whatever the reason it waved goodbye.
“The zombie wouldn’t care if an animal were eating its dick off,” Moran says.
Read the article in its entirety at: https://www.inverse.com/article/29615-zombie-penis-walking-dead-decay-decompose