Mind your head: scientists discover incredible self-decapitating sea slug – video

Mind your head: scientists discover incredible self-decapitating sea slug – video

Researchers at Japan’s Nara Women’s University have discovered a new trait exhibited by the sacoglossan sea slug – it has the ability to decapitate itself, then regrow its body. The process, from shedding all of itself below the neck to regrowing a new body, takes less than a month, in an extreme example of a process known as autotomy

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