“Virgin Birth” by a crocodile

  Source: TH  Context: Scientists have documented the first-known instance of a “virgin birth” by a crocodile, which had been living in isolation for 16 years at Costa Rican Zoo. Scientists found DNA sequences showing it was a result of facultative parthenogenesis or reproduction without the genetic contribution of males.  About Facultative Parthenogenesis: Facultative parthenogenesis …