Condor Females Don’t Need a Male to Hatch Chicks

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For the first time, researchers have observed two cases of asexual reproduction in condors. And it also turns out that whales are much hungrier than we thought. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Chris Peters, Adam Brainard, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Jeremy Mysliwiec, charles george, Tom Mosner, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Piya Shedden, GrowingViolet, Nazara, Matt Curls, Ash, Eric Jensen, Jason A Saslow, Kevin Bealer, Sam Lutfi, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Bryan Cloer, Jeffrey Mckishen ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.researchgate.net/profile/Elizabeth-Thompson-13/publication/254907851_Analysis_of_Relatedness_in_the_California_Condors_from_DNA_Fingerprints_1/links/0f31753b37e66d37cc000000/Analysis-of-Relatedness-in-the-California-Condors-from-DNA-Fingerprints-1.pdf academic.oup.com/jhered/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jhered/esab052/6412509 www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/parthenogenesis bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1741-7007-8-101 www.nature.com/articles/hdy201257 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3497136/ www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00071666508415546 anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/aja.1000330104 pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/5656917/ citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.619.8903&rep=rep1&type=pdf pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19276631/ www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2391206/ stories.sandiegozoo.org/2021/10/28/san-diego-zoo-wildlife-alliance-conservation-scientists-report-first-confirmed-hatchings-of-two-california-condor-chicks-from-unfertilized-eggs/ www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0304380015004652 www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03991-5 press.springernature.com/baleen-whale-prey-consumption-based-on-high-resolution-foraging-/19726018 Images: www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-condor-gm499264973-42520806 www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-condor-gm153586890-16834915 www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-condor-gymnogyps-californianus-gm169975455-24852331 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bdelloid_Rotifer.jpg www.istockphoto.com/photo/komodo-dragon-gm93173130-4113701 www.istockphoto.com/photo/condor-pair-gm1072281610-286952455 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gymnogyps_californianus_-near_Hopper_Mountain_National_Wildlife_Refuge,_California,_USA_-adult_and_chick-8_(1).jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:California_condor_family_(19940221508).jpg www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-condor-poses-gm178497886-21308173 www.istockphoto.com/photo/condor-gm495123612-77832123 www.istockphoto.com/photo/california-condors-gm468595354-61107238 www.istockphoto.com/photo/humpback-whales-feeding-megaptera-novaeangliae-in-chatham-strait-alaska-mouth-open-gm1290173534-385638777 www.istockphoto.com/photo/blue-whales-sri-lanka-april-2012-gm637250780-113569449 www.istockphoto.com/photo/bubble-net-feeding-humpback-whales-in-the-waters-of-bristish-columbia-canada-gm1218298321-355944466 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Humpback_whale_baleen.jpg www.istockphoto.com/photo/krill-drifting-underwater-in-the-st-lawrence-estuary-in-canada-gm1069237662-286021351 www.flickr.com/photos/cmichel67/47539894201 www.istockphoto.com/photo/whale-tail-gm497103259-41660586 www.flickr.com/photos/noaaphotolib/9787178253 www.istockphoto.com/photo/humpback-whale-feeding-gm941491408-257329948

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