When it feels that the flowering conditions are too hard, hermaphroditism is an effective and natural way to shorten this period, pollinating its female flowers with the pollen of a few male clusters (usually called “bananas”).
All equipment was checked by animal welfare experts to ensure it was the right size and weight for cats to wear safely.
The maps of the routes of the 10 cats above are not all from the same 24-hour period or necessarily from the same day the cat cam footage was recorded.
When the female dies, the dominant male changes sex and becomes the female.
This life history strategy is known as sequential hermaphroditism.
Animal's Behavior Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) live in small groups inhabiting a single anemone.
The group consists of a breeding pair, which cohabit with a few non-reproductive, "pre-pubescent", and smaller male clownfish.
Warehouse worker John, 46, from Wigan, Lancashire, said: 'Saira went in for a routine check-up at the vets and I was stunned to be told that she was an hermaphrodite.'There was never been any doubt in my mind that Saira was a girl.
She's always been interested in the boy dogs, so this came as a real shock,' he said.
Where do our purring pets go when they disappear through the cat flap?
Armed with GPS tracking devices and micro-cameras, a team from BBC Two's Horizon programme in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College set off to a Surrey village to find out. Continue reading the main story Notes: The 10 cats above are a selection of 50 studied in the Surrey Hills over a number of weeks.
Range Indo-Pacific oceanic region Conservation Efforts The clownfish conservation status is classified as "Least Concern." Animal Facts There are 28 recognized species of clownfish.