parthenogenesis

Close up of a crocodile in water with focus on its head and eye. Photo by Joshua J. Cotten on Unsplash

Discovery of crocodile “virgin birth” is fascinating but is it good for conservation?

Nature is Fascinating: The Discovery of a crocodile giving "virgin birth" has fascinated scientists and shows that nature finds ways to survive and thrive. But is it also good for conservation?

Stillborn fetus of American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, Parthenogen. Photo courtesy of Q. Dwyer.

Podcast Episode 67 l Parthenogenesis in a crocodile, is it good for conservation?

Parthenogenesis in a crocodile, is it good for conservation? The finding involves an American crocodile in solitude for 16 years at a zoo in Costa Rica.

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