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A Zoo Python Had Six Babies in a "Virgin Birth" - Smithsonian

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNENPjzCE_MmYO-Uvx5DCUG0X5zYvw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/python-babies-the-result-of-virgin-birth-zoo-confirms-1.2069914"><img src="//t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTqP9o2vXA9nipZwDB5LBjQsk4JSWrhzkn4OR7KPcrps3013FfrkIHyN0blfKY1B79W7ZipUG8j" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80" /><br /><font size="-2">CTV News</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br /><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1" /></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNG06loWl6eGDyi6FpyvuFIQE1S0BQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/zoo-python-had-six-babies-virgin-birth-180953154/"><b>A <b>Zoo</b> Python Had Six Babies in a "Virgin Birth"</b></a><br /><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Smithsonian</font></b></font><br /><font size="-1">Six babies born to a 11-year-old reticulated python at the Louisville <b>Zoo</b> have only one parentâ??they are the result of a virgin birth. The python, 200-pound, 20-foot-long Thelma, had never been near a male snake during her four-year tenure at the <b>zoo</b>.</font><br /><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNENPjzCE_MmYO-Uvx5DCUG0X5zYvw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/python-babies-the-result-of-virgin-birth-zoo-confirms-1.2069914">Python babies the result of 'virgin birth,' <b>zoo</b> confirms</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>CTV News</nobr></font></font><br /><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNFSFCWgNUB8JNRHITkUEOB4jaWQXw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/trending/archives/2014/10/20141024-120604.html">Python has virgin birth at Kentucky <b>zoo</b></a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>Sun News Network</nobr></font></font><br /><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNEOWUL7KxPDV7SpLOSacd9tt8V1Nw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/10/24/louisville-zoo-python-virgin-birth/17828907/">Like a virgin: Python births 6 sans mate</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>USA TODAY</nobr></font></font><br /><font size="-1" class="p"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=au&usg=AFQjCNFGiVpPWBDVjVmc5oYrrok3XJ1Vug&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778640375544&ei=TvZOVLiuIsaikQW9vICADw&url=http://www.haaretz.com/life/nature-environment/.premium-1.623018"><nobr>Haaretz</nobr></a></font><br /><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com.au/news/more?ncl=djCvTYv7xZCnFEMK5o_u3MdfPQbSM&authuser=0&ned=au"><nobr><b>all 45 news articles&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> More...