This Flatworm Remembers Things After You Cut Off Its Brain
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This Flatworm Remembers Things After You Cut Off Its Brain




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Sources:
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Images:
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:Dugesia_liguriensis.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dugesia_subtentaculata_1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Two_headed_Dugesia_japonica.jpg

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