In traditional Chinese medicine, extracts obtained from the organs and tissues of animals are used, in particular, to enhance the male potency. Some endangered species of animals are seriously affected by this.

New drugs, such as Viagra and Cialis, can help protect animals, according to a study conducted by the manufacturer of Viagra, the company Pfizer, continues the German edition.

Seals often make a wrong impression. In the circus, these animals balance on the catwalk and clap as if they are in a great mood. In the zoo, they are considered children’s favorites – it seems that they are smiling beautifully all the time and their brown eyes shine with joy. However, in reality, seals, primarily males, are very unhappy creatures.

They are lonely – they react aggressively, even cruelly, to the touch of their relatives. On the sandy shore, they are kept at a distance of one and a half meters from each other. When it comes to mating, everything becomes quite bad: a lot of males gather in the water around the female, trying to climb it. The female bites, but in the end, a bite in the neck causes her to give way. Mating lasts three minutes.

Why, then, one wonders, is it precisely the penises of seals that are considered a guarantee of a full-fledged sex life – at least in China? Indeed, it is only for this reason that a bullet or a blow with a cudgel breaks off the lives of many and many animals. The manhood of the seals is cut, dried and ground into powder. And all this in order to return to some timid man faith in his ability to produce offspring.

Now, thanks to Viagra, the demand for unfortunate animals is gradually decreasing. In any case, this is claimed by two brothers van Hippel: one is a psychologist from Australia, the other is a biologist from the state of Alaska in the British journal Environmental Conservation.

The Hippel brothers believe that small blue pills seem to be more reliable for aging Chinese than for seal penis and similar traditional means, such as crushed body parts of sea lions, seahorses and other sea creatures. Asian deer and gecko lizards are now safe too, thanks to Viagra, Cialis, and other erection aids. These are, at least, the results of a study conducted by the Hippel brothers. However, tigers and rhinos are still threatened.

Scientists surveyed 256 Chinese aged 50 to 76 years. All of them were treated at a clinic in Hong Kong, 35 of them in the past engaged in self-treatment with ground sea and other animals. 29 of them tried Viagra, and after that, none of them again resorted to means of penis seals or deer horns.

However, other sores, such as indigestion and arthritis, continue to be treated with traditional animal products.

William van Hippel believes that men in case of problems with potency will be more likely to be ready to leave the thousand-year superstitions aside. “Men want to restore everything as quickly as possible,” he says. This problem is worse than a headache, says Hippel. However, animal advocates consider the claims of the Hippel brothers a false medicine in the struggle to save the animal world. Glenn Sant from the animal welfare organization Traffic said: “I don’t see Viagra having any positive effect on the preservation of endangered species.” In addition, these animals are used “not only for the treatment of impotence, but also allowed for a wide range of other products.” Viagra “obscures the discussion,” said animal advocate.

In fact, the mere funding of research by Pfizer raises doubts about the seriousness of the results.