Captive shark had 'virgin birth'

Female hammerhead sharks can reproduce without having sex. ... Vertebrates in general have evolved away from parthenogenesis to boost genetic diversity and enhance evolutionary potential. The concern for sharks is that not only could we be reducing their numbers but we could be making them less fit as well. ... Did this happen to Virgin Mary? :-) Tomáš J. Fülöpp

2007-05-23

 shark Virgin birth

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