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Identical twins look the same, are the same sex, share the same birthday and shares the same genes. www.shuttershock.com

Curious Kids: why are some twins identical and some not?

Interestingly, there are more non-identical twins in Australia now than there have been before. The number of twin pregnancies has grown over the past 30 years.
Semi-identical twins share all the DNA passed on from their mother, but only a portion from their father. From shutterstock.com

Same same but different: when identical twins are non-identical

Semi-identical or sesquizygotic twins occur when two sperm fertilise one egg. A boy and a girl in Brisbane are only the second set of semi-identical twins known in the world.

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