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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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Old 08-23-2008, 10:53 AM
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Ohh~! I've never touched a Planaria! But it almost seems that each time you cut it, and wait awhile, the body will regenerate totally on both of the cut of parts of the body o-0! HOW AWESOME! O:
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Default i shall cut worms!

i want some of those planiria
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Old 06-06-2009, 09:39 AM
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We dissected frogs and pigs!
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Old 04-16-2010, 07:04 AM
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I saw Daphnia, Red-Blood Cells, and Amoeba, a Hydra (COOLEST MICROBE EVER!!!), a Planaria, some Vinegar Eels, and some other cool creatures under the microscope last year.
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