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Virgin births?

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Posted by: simias at Wed Apr 19 11:56:15 2017  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by simias ]  
   

My female northern pine laid 16 eggs today. Does anyone know of any instance in Pituophis of parthenogenesis (virgin birth)? It's been recorded in Burmese pythons and a number of other snake species. My female was raised alone, has never seen a male. Just a shot in the dark before I discard the eggs...


   

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