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Author Topic:   Interesting sexual antics in cloning clams
Dr Jack
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05-24-2011 5:15 AM


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tl;dr: There's a kind of clam that mostly clones itself, but it's capable of hijacking eggs from other clam species instead and then replacing the genetic material with their own. Occasionally the exclusion process is imperfect and genes from the other species get incorporated into the offspring!


  
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