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all black mutant penguin

30 Mar

check this out…. apparently, its a “one-in-a-zillion” kind of genetic mutation, which causes the penguin to appear all black!

mutations may be one of the main reasons why species evolved so diversely. creating new species, with new habitats and niches. new characteristics, new defense methods, new predators and new preys.

so, while scientists have found this rare mutation, causing a penguin to be fully black, we have to wait and see how this mutation works out for the flightless bird. whether its a boon or a bane……. whether it’ll survive better, or whether the mutation causes its demise sooner than others…

thats cool!

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2 Comments

Posted by on March 30, 2010 in i-Bio, i-Marvel

 

2 responses to “all black mutant penguin

  1. CK

    March 30, 2010 at 8:12 am

    oh myy!! COOL. 😀

     
    • misspegasus

      March 30, 2010 at 9:28 am

      Hi CK!!! yea… really cool… its like we are at the point of diversion of evolution… 😛 now im starting to wish our life spans were much much longer, so that we can see actual change.. 70 yrs for each human suddenly seems to short.. :p

       

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