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Parthenogenesis: A Form of Asexual Reproduction

A form of asexual reproduction, parthenogenesis is sometimes referred to as "virgin birth." Some animals have the ability to switch from sexual to asexual reproduction, depending on if there are males around for mating:

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Reproducing Without A Male | Parthenogenesis

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