Posted by: yuaner | October 24, 2008

virgin birth

来插播一段旧闻:继上次walk on water成为现实以后 (详情在这里),Bible里的另一有趣的自然现象——virgin birth 也得到了科学家的证实,虽然是在鲨鱼身上。

这位在Virginia的“圣母鲨鱼”在没有公鲨鱼在身边的情况下成功地让自己怀孕,并诞下一女。科学家推测,可能这是动物在种族个体数目较少的情况下还能得以延续后代的机制。不过具体人家怎么让自己怀孕的还是个不解之谜。


(click picture to read MSN news)


Responses

  1. 介个现象低等动物里面很常见啊,不过鲨鱼虽然在脊椎动物里面算低等的,好歹也是高等动物了。。。那个小鲨鱼看着很cute啊~~


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