Baby chicken whose father is a duck is either a new hope for extinct species or a sign of the End Times | Grist

“Someday, son, this will all be yours.”We imagine it’s a common taunt on chicken playgrounds: “Your father is a DUCK!” I mean, why wouldn’t it be? Ducks are gross. But for one brand-new baby chick at Dubai’s Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, it’s just the honest truth. Researchers there have announced the birth of a chicken that was fathered by a duck, in a technique that could represent new hope for extinct species.

via Baby chicken whose father is a duck is either a new hope for extinct species or a sign of the End Times | Grist.

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