s asked in PetsReptiles · 4 weeks ago

Can snakes grow a tail back?

I know lizards can grow a tail back when it's cut off, but if the end of a snakes tail is cut off, can they also grow it back? 

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Lizards still retain the ancestral ability to regrow tails. Snakes evolved from a lizard but they have lost that ability. Not all lizards can grow their tail back either. Only some of them can.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    No and not all lizards grow their tails back 

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