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Doublesided Cardinal

Posted by Alix on 19 February 2009

(via Kottke) – I’m not going to pretend I know what’s going on with this bird’s genetics, but this is a gynandromorph cardinal, half male and half female. Cool, huh?

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One Response to “Doublesided Cardinal”

  1. madsilence said

    Interesting. And will s/he build the nest, lay the eggs & nurture the young?

    The Mallard duck is well-known for its promiscuity, regularly mating with other duck species. I have seen some startling combinations.

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