All Hail Our New Female Snake-Jesus Overlords

10 Nov

Parthenogenesis is the stuff of legend (see Jesus Christ, Buddha, and a whole lotta other religious figures). So how shall we celebrate the birth of our latest saviors?

Scientists have determined that a Boa Constrictor has virgin-ly birthed  22 babies. All the babies are female and all of them inherited all of their genetic material from their mother (wow am I glad I’m not a snake…zing!).

So I found this on Boing Boing, but BBC covered it too…


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