Female mutant crayfish that can CLONE themselves are multiplying out of control and taking over parts of Europe and Africa


Most crayfish reproduce by having sex. But an all-female species of mutant crayfish has managed to evolve the ability to clone itself, without the need for a male. Known as marmokrebs, or marbled crayfish, the species’ remarkable cloning ability has led it to multiply out of control. Now scientists are warning the female crustaceans areContinue reading “Female mutant crayfish that can CLONE themselves are multiplying out of control and taking over parts of Europe and Africa”