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No organs, no problem: Weird animal hunts algae without nerves or muscles

[USA] It’s amazing what can be accomplished without a brain. Ask Trichoplax. This tiny multicellular animal — only a millimeter across — has nothing recognizable as muscle or nerve cells. In fact it has no organs at all. And yet it can hunt down, dissolve and consume algae with surprising sophistication, new research shows. Continue reading No organs, no problem: Weird animal hunts algae without nerves or muscles