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Old February 12 2013, 05:54 AM   #9
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Re: What examples of multiple species from one world are there?

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...and, because they are capable of producing offspring with each other (fertile offspring?), arguably aren't even separate species.
I don't think that's a standard we can really apply in the Trek universe...
Well, yes, in worlds where a Cardassian can find that his Bajoran mistress can conceive and successfully bring to full term a child of mixed heritage, yes.

Still, the Aenar do seem to have been pretty closely related to the Andorians, and inasmuch as neither species seems to have reproduced with non-Aenar/Andorians that definition would still hold. I think.

(The case can be made that different and apparently readily interfertile populations like Humans, Betazoidsvery human
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