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How long does flatworm live?

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Answered 2009-10-25 15:48:33

Are you asking: "how long does a flatworm live?"

If so, this is not an answerable question--there are too many types of flatworms to make a generalization.

I personally know of one type of flatworm which can re-generate--cut off any part of it's body, and that part will re-generate. As long as the head remains attached, the re-generation can take place.

I did a science project using freshwater planarians, where I explored this phenomenon.

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