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This theory ties in with a study published last year in the journal Nature, about two varieties of an ancient form of flatworm, the planarian. This worm has been studied for over a century because of its amazing regenerative powers. Slice them up into tiny pieces and some planarian worms can regrow their bodies from even the tiniest tailpiece. Others need most of their body intact to regrow a head. Until now, that is. }>When I was in 5th grade I ordered a ....

The animal that regrows its head

Could a sea creature with unusual regenerative powers show humans how to do the same?

Just your average living blob of slick black ooze. Note the tiny head at the end of this amazing land planarian!

Just your average living blob of slick black ooze. Note the tiny head at the end of this amazing land planarian!

Land Planarian - What's That Bug?

Location: Pulau Tioman, Malaysia July 2010 am Just back from Pulau [.

A beautiful Pelagic Thresher shark gets surprisingly close to two divers at Monad Shoal, Malapascua Island, <span>Philippines</span>. Monad Shoal is the only spot in the world where thresher shark sightings are guaranteed. Naturally shy and skittish, this encounter is special as the shark was just a few meters away. Taken at 6am in the morning on May 16, 2015 at a depth of 35m/115 feet using natural light only as strobes are not allowed.

2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II

A beautiful Pelagic Thresher shark gets surprisingly close to two divers at Monad Shoal, Malapascua Island, Philippines.

A UK-Indian team of scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of limbless amphibian.

Limbless amphibian species found

"A UK-Indian team of scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of limbless amphibian. The animal was identified by accident in the Western Ghats area in the state of Kerala, South India.

Hammerhead Worm

BugFiles Pictures: Hammerhead Worm (land planarian) (Bipalium kewense), 1 by wolfi

woah. "Flying fox"    

 Pteropus are the largest bats in the world.  
A.K.A. Fruit Bats or Flying Foxes.  
Australia looks like a very interesting place to visit; so many odd things are down there.

Daily Morning Awesomeness (20 Photos)

"Flying fox" Pteropus are the largest bats in the world. Fruit Bats or Flying Foxes. Australia looks like a very interesting place to visit; so many odd things are down there.>>>>>>>>Talk about a mega-bat!

Persian Carpet Flatworm - Tanya G. Burnett Nudibranch - Richardo Araujo Ardeadoris Nudibranch - i8ashark on Flickr Lettuce Sea Slug - Stan Bysshe Thuridilla Splendens - Linda Ianniello Yellow Papillae Flatworm - Brian Mayes

Sea Slugs and Flat Worms Persian Carpet Flatworm Nudibranch Lettuce Sea Slug - Yellow Papillae Flatworm

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