Organisms engage in two types of reproduction – asexual and sexual, with each method having its positives and negatives. Considering this, some organisms do one or the other, or even both!
Organisms that sexually reproduce include humans, while an example of asexual reproduction is yeast budding.
However, some organisms alternate between the two methods depending on the conditions. One example of this is the malarial parasite which first reproduces sexually in the mosquito, but once transmitted into the human host, it reproduces asexually.
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