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The most fascinating, and yet, least discussed major topic in biology. First observed over 300 years ago in moths, it is now a fully accepted natural phenomenon by the science establishment having been proven to occur in every class of the sexual Animal Kingdom except mammals. Now for the first time, a straightforward look at the history of research in to parthenogenesis: the various conclusions on how and why it occurs, including some conclusions that were rather humorous, and others that tried to simply explain it away; the final examination of what we know about it today; and the only rational, yet shocking explanation for what it means. Written by Jeff Ambrose Mitchell, the author of Nature: The Embedded Recording, the book that Kirkus Reviews called "bold and persuasive.