I have read/heard different things about where a musk deer stores its perfume

Some links say it stores it in its abdomen just in front of its penis. Others say the rectum(by which I suppose they mean the backside).

A) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_musk "Deer musk is a substance with a persistent odor, obtained from a gland of the male musk deer situated in its back/rectal area. The substance has been extensively used as a perfume fixative, incense material, and medicine, since ancient times."

B) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6CZKuSjlhI 7:40 "the fangs, but it's the other end of the deer that attracts more attention - the male's musk gland produces a scent that's irresistible to .. and perfume makers"

C) http://sandwalk.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/are-you-sexually-attracted-to-male-musk.html Only the mature male Moschus produces musk. The substance occurs in only one location on the deer's body: on its abdomen, just in front of its penis, is a hairy pouch known as the musk gland. This sac is about the size of a golf ball. It is composed of several layers of skin, with two openings immediately above the animal's urethra.

Quite a few links agree with 'C', that it's in the abdomen near the penis. Are wikipedia and national geographic wrong for putting the musk pod in the backside?

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    $\begingroup$ Here's another description of the musk sac. It mentions a musk sac that is "situated between the umbilicus and penis", as well as a caudal gland. $\endgroup$ – Anderson Green Sep 28 '16 at 17:09
  • $\begingroup$ @AndersonGreen I guess umbilicus is belly button. And since between the umbilicus and penis is the abdomen, it sounds like that's in agreement with 'C' - abdomen $\endgroup$ – barlop Sep 28 '16 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ does this image help? source $\endgroup$ – WhatHiFi Dec 20 '19 at 17:58
  • $\begingroup$ @WhatHiFi i guess maybe the answer is the back underside of a deer has its penis and scrotum and still near the back but a little bit further towards the front of the penis, is the stomach. I will see if I can get to a farm and get a picture of the underside of a deer. will be a bit of a project. $\endgroup$ – barlop Dec 20 '19 at 18:17

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