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Old 10-26-2007, 08:04 PM
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Question Planaria

Anyone ever done anything with these? Our teacher said we will later this year. They are little worms. fun to cut open. lol.
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Old 11-03-2007, 11:08 PM
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O_o Never heard of them. Do explain?
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Old 11-06-2007, 07:57 PM
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They are little, short worms. this big: ee. if that. if you cut them in half, they live on as 2 planaria. cut the head open, they still live on.
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Old 11-07-2007, 12:12 AM
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Default Take that little flatworms

They can't survive a hearty mincing however...
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:09 PM
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Yeah, a quarter of the head or something is required for it to live...
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Old 12-08-2007, 01:03 AM
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Default Not exactly

One can cut them into thirds and the three pieces will turn into new planaria--so two of the pieces have no head parts. I believe it is more that they need a large enough segment of every system, but it has been awhile since I have dealt with them.
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