Clifton Sawit

MULTIPLYING MICE!

A team of researchers has successfully reared an adult Mouse from a single unfertilized egg, a scientific first, as reported by Margaret Osborne in a 2022 article for Smithsonian Magazine. The lab Rodent, who possessed only the mother’s genes, matured to adulthood and reproduced successfully, a feat which was previously thought to be impossible in Mammals, according to Alex Wilkins’ 2022 article for New Scientist.... Read More...

MUTATION STATION

Animal Scene is back once again with another dazzling array of serpent stars, with Jepoy of Lucky 6 Reptile Farm sharing with us his prized new Ball Python mutations. “Some of them we’ve produced for the first time this year,” says Jepoy, “while most of them are holdbacks.” ... Read More...

MELLOW YELLOW

Animal Scene’s friendly neighborhood herpetologist Pitlair is back once again with a dazzling dozen of his reptilian friends. This month, Pitlair shares with us twelve specimens with one thing in common — yellow coloring that they all share.... Read More...

Clifton Sawit

Clifton Sawit is a writer, lawyer, and cat parent. His cats are named Ezio (after the famed assassin) and Simba. Both of them have bottomless pits for stomachs.