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Turritopsis dohrnii

Turritopsis dohrnii, the immortal jellyfish, is a species of small, biologically immortal jellyfish found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the waters of Japan. It is one of the few known cases of animals capable of reverting completely to a sexually immature, colonial stage after having reached sexual maturity as a solitary individual. Others include the jellyfish Laodicea undulata and Aurelia sp.1.

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Immortal jellyfish

Just learned that is one of the few living things that can actually be called immortal. Basically, when it's injured, it turns back into a baby, and grows up again. I wish I could do that!

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