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The alpaca (Vicugna pacos) makes use of a reproductive approach by no means confirmed in another mammal

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Alpacas are the one mammals recognized to science wherein males deposit sperm straight into the uterus. This uncommon reproductive methodology inflicts small inner accidents which will assist enhance the possibilities of being pregnant.

Patricia Brennan at Mount Holyoke Faculty in Massachusetts and her staff examined and dissected the reproductive methods of 10 feminine alpacas that have been euthanised inside 24 hours of mating. They discovered bloody abrasions all through the entire reproductive tract, suggesting that the male alpaca’s…

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