According to the Japan Ostomy Association, set up to support people with artificial anuses
or urinary bladders, their families, government agencies and health care professionals, there are about 200,000 such patients nationwide, but their need for special restrooms is not widely known or understood.
Many of the fossils have unusual, quiltlike textures and lack obvious mouths, digestive tracts, or anuses
In these images stuffed simulacra of our feathered friends slip into each other's anuses
, or, guided by a faulty homing instinct, look for their young in the artists' sphincters, as if they had mistaken them for their nests.