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Episode 1 – Virgin Birth

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Episode 1 – Virgin BirthEpisode 1 – Virgin Birth

Recently it was discovered that female Komodo dragons can reproduce without ever having contact with a male, whilst in our own back gardens, female aphids can clone themselves to produce thousands upon thousands of copies. How and why do these two very different creatures reproduce by virgin birth?

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