California Endangered Vultures Can Reproduce Asexually, Research Finds

Conservation geneticists working to conserve endangered California vultures have discovered two examples of chicks hatching from unfertilized eggs – the first known cases of virgin births within the species. This finding included A study published Thursday in The Journal of Heredity, which is particularly noteworthy because such cases are unusual among birds. Parthenogenesis, the process […]

(0)