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7 animals that have asexual "virgin births"

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Endangered female California condors have an ability observed in just a few other bird species: according to new research, they can reproduce without a mate.

On October 28, researchers writing in the Journal of Heredity reported that two California condors in a captive breeding program hatched chicks that had no biological fathers.

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