Gynandromorphs: Dual-Sex Animals

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Gynandromorphs are known to exist in insects, crustaceans, and birds. However, gynandromorphism is not the same as hermaphroditism.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Gynandromorphs have both male and female traits. 00:32

  2. Sex chromosomes are found in tightly coiled bundles of DNA. 01:40

  3. Gynandromorphism is not the same as hermaphroditism. 02:44

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