Are there any snakes that can lose their tails?

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    If you’re wonder whether or not snakes can regrow the ends of their tails after they’re lost like lizards, the answer is no. Snakes are unable to regenerate their limbs.

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    All snakes can lose their tails and still survive.  They won’t regenerate, but will instead heal over and make a little nub.  If the wound is simply at the tail section and not further up the snake, the snake would be perfectly fine.

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    The Halloween snake, Urotheca euryzona, is a snake found in Latin America including Costa Rica and Panama. It can lose its tail similar to a lizard. The tail is capable of breaking off and continuing to wiggle while the snake makes a get away. It is far less common in snakes, but can occur.

    All snakes are able to loss a portion of their tail and survive. Males, which store their reproductive hemipenes in the tail, cannot lose the entire tail without potential danger to their lives.

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