How does this all-female species reproduce? - Susana Freitas and Darren Parker
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Parthenogenesis occurs in many animal species. For more information on some examples of parthenogenetic species, take a look at this video on Asian water dragons and these articles on zebra sharks and stick insects.
To learn even more about the underlying mechanisms of parthenogenesis and how it differs from sexual reproduction, watch this video.
Finally, if you're interested in delving deeper into the costs and benefits of sexual reproduction versus parthenogenesis, see this article, which also debunks a few myths about the relationship between sex and natural selection.
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