Sperm of a feather…

NPR takes a look at the scrum that happens when sperm team up to reach their ultimate goal:

Fisher wondered whether sperm from two different male mice would cooperate indiscriminately or tend to clump with sperm from the same mouse.

Fisher doesn’t know how sperm know whom to buddy up to and whom to snub. All she knows is that they do, and presumably it’s all part of that drive to be the one to pass your genes on to the next generation.

Now I’m wondering if this is a sign of something similar to consciousness….