This Month Nature’s Genomic Frankenstein
1,051 pounds and 9-feet-4 monster pig.
The hog’s head is now being mounted on an extra-large foam form by Jerry Cunningham of Jerry’s Taxidermy in Oxford.
Tomcat sprouted two hairy 4 inches long wings.
Gene mutation and “sexually harassment” are suspected.
Female hammerhead sharks can reproduce without having sex.
Parthenogenesis, as this type of reproduction is known, occurs when an egg cell is triggered to develop as an embryo without the addition of any genetic material from a male sperm cell.
A pair of male flamingos have become foster parents after adopting an abandoned chick in Gloucestershire.
The pair, who have been together for about six years, can feed their chick without any female help – by producing milk in their throat.