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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Can you explain more about this topic? How do you know the gender of the new animal?

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Animals is a huge category. I know about bees and mammals only.

If a bee is born of an unfertilised egg, it is male. If the egg had been fertilised before, the offspring is a female.

Mammals (at least humans) have a pair of chromosomes known as gender chromosome.

Male Configuration -> XY

Female Configuration -> XX

Now, since the female has both X's, the female gamete always carries 1 X

The probability that a randomly chosen male gamete carries a Y or an X is half. That is it can contain either an X or a Y.

If the male gamete which fertilises the female gamete is an Y, the offspring is an XY {X from mother and Y from father} and thus is a male.

If the male gamete is an X, the offspring is female (XX)

Other kinds of mammals have different mechanisms, I don't know

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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I don't get it

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Which portion do you not get?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Alligators determine there gender by what part of the mud heap there are nested in.

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What about bankers?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They are [removed]. Through some sort of genetic manipualtion they now give birth in a way more like mammals.

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Where do you get such idea from?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is not my idea. Much has been published about them. I just do a little research or ask someone who has seen one.

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Oh okay. I'll seek for some knowledge See you later

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, have a good day at school.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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There are many other systems of species gender determination.

In one, the heterogametes (ZW) are female. In another, males have a haploid and the females a diploid number of chromosomes. In a third one, one gender has only one gonosome, while the other has two!

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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Okay. I will just know that anyways soon. Thanks for all those who make me understand a little

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I will just know that anyways soon

Are you keeping a zoo or what?

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Earth
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No, in school

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There are zoos there too.

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and they keep reptiles in the cages

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Some of them are in cages.

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