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Sand Dollar Larvae Use Cloning to 'Make Change,' Confound Predators


March 13, 2008

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Biologists found that sand dollar larvae created clones of themselves within 24 hours of being exposed to fish mucous, a cue that predators were near. The cloning process resulted in small, new larvae and original larvae that were substantially smaller. Full Story

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