06. Dancing flatworm

The sixth chapter of the “Inhabitants of the microworld” series is called “Dancing flatworm”.

Flatworms are a very interesting group of animals pertaining to the zoological phylum Platyhelminthes. These animals can live in both salty or fresh water, and even in the moisture of the woodlands. One of the main characteristics of flatworms is the ability to regenerate its body. They are capable to create again the lost or damaged parts of their body. This ability is directly related to its asexual reproductive strategy, gemmation or budding. This strategy is responsible for the creation of chains of individuals.

This is the sixth chapter of a series that will bring to us a video per day during this confinement forced by COVID-19.

We hope that you enjoy this initiative, which gives access to a documentary series for free to the world, and you share it with everyone you think will possibly be interested.

Science into Images’s team.

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