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There’s a whole set of pets who don’t require males to replicate

There’s a whole set of pets who don’t require males to replicate

Whom requires males, anyway?

Evidently maybe maybe perhaps not sharks that are leopard. Early in the day this week, the Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium in Queensland, Australia, welcomed three shark that is leopard from a mother that has no connection with a male. The for Quartz.

Just exactly just How is this possible? It’s a process called parthenogenesis (pdf), i.e. virgin birth, and we understand it takes place among some kinds of wild wild birds, snakes, and lizards. An evolutionary biologist at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma in fact, it probably happens in nature all the time, says Warren Booth.…