Understanding that renews the body

"Charlie's lost another tooth," said the keeper at the open-air zoo in Florida. He sounded quite cheerful as he picked up a small, white object by the water's edge.

Charlie is a crocodile, and the keeper was not worried about the loss of the tooth because he knew that crocodiles quickly grow new ones. Similarly, a salamander will grow a new leg if it loses one, and a toucan will grow a new beak.

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