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Keep your head: the self-decapitating sea slugs that regrow their bodies – hearts and all

The disembodied head of the sacoglossan sea slug feasts on algae while its old body decomposes, and a new one growsIf you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then it’s unlikely that you are a sacoglossan sea slug (apologies to Rudyard Kipling).Scientists in Japan have discovered that this species of sea slug can decapitate itself and then regrow an entirely new body, complete with a beating heart and other vital organs. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/08/keep-your-head-the-self-decapitating-sea-slugs-that-regrow-their-bodies-hearts-and-all