Image Gallery: Stunning Dual-Sex Animals

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Stunning creatures

Credit: Nathan Brockman, Reiman Gardens
Some creatures can't pick sides, like this half-male, half-female leopard lacewing butterfly. Dual-sex animals like this one, called gynandromorphs, are…Read More »

also found in birds and crustaceans. This butterfly emerged from its chrysalis at Iowa State University's Reiman Gardens in 2008. Half of its body is male, with a male's orange, black and white wing. The other half is female, with a female's paler wing.   Less «
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