Jun 14, 2024, 09:30 PM IST

8 animals with self-healing abilities

Mahipal Chouhan

Axolotl: These aquatic salamanders have the incredible ability to regenerate entire limbs, including bones, muscles, and nerves.

Starfish: Certain species of starfish can regenerate lost arms or even whole bodies from just a fragment of their central disc.

Gecko: Geckos can shed their tails to escape predators and then regenerate new ones, complete with bones, muscles, and nerves.

Sea cucumber: These marine animals can expel and regenerate their internal organs, including their digestive tract, as a defense mechanism.

Planarian flatworms: These tiny freshwater worms are known for their extraordinary ability to regenerate complete organisms from just a fragment of their body.

Spiny mouse: Unlike most mammals, spiny mice have the ability to regenerate skin, hair follicles, cartilage, and even portions of their ears.

African clawed frog: These frogs can regenerate limbs, including bones, muscles, and nerves, and are widely studied for their regenerative abilities.

Deer: Antlers of deer are shed annually and then regrown, a process that involves rapid growth and branching, facilitated by the regeneration of blood vessels and tissues.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports