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Listen: ‘An army of clones’: This invasive crayfish can self-clone for almost unlimited copies

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Listen: ‘An army of clones’: This invasive crayfish can self-clone for almost unlimited copies
What’s going on? Scientists are fascinated and horrified by a species of crayfish that doesn’t need a mother and a father for eggs to be fertilized. Marbled crayfish can clone themselves: The mother crayfish’s eggs grow into copies of her through parthenogenesis. “Every single one has the ability to reproduce. Every single one could start a new population,” crustacean researcher Zen Faulkes told The Atlantic. Stu and Glenn talked about this bizarre science story on today’s show. Should we be prepared for an invasion? Maybe not yet, but it doesn’t hurt to be on the lookout! A German aquarium owner...
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