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Shark’s virgin birth stuns scientists | Earth News | Earth | Telegraph

“A female hammerhead shark has given birth without the help of a male, after genetic tests revealed that its baby shark had no paternal DNA.

An international team reports that the shark’s ‘virgin birth’ was down to an unusual method of reproduction known as ‘parthenogenesis’, where an egg starts to divide without being fertilised.”

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