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Do all animals feel pain? Or do some animals not feel pain?

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  • Paul
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Vertebrates all have a nervous system, and can feel pain. Higher invertebrates may feel some pain, but are not intelligent enough to be conscious of feeling pain.

  • 1 month ago

    They all have the same type of nerve system we do. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    idk but im sure cows getting their ***** cut off doesn’t tickle

  • 2 months ago

    I would expect sponges and placozoa and some myxozoa not to feel pain.

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  • 2 months ago

    They all have a sense of feel, different animals feel pain differently.

    Each with their own pain index.

    Mammals have a pain threshold that goes to shock.

    IE: pull a leg from an insect or spider, a few moments, they go on their way.

    Pull a leg(limb) from a mammal they go into shock.

  • 2 months ago

    Science doesn't really know the answer to this question.  Animals -- even insects and much simpler organisms -- find ways of fleeing from harmful stimuli, but we can't know if these responses come from some kind of automatic chemical or mechanical reflexes, or if they represent the experience that we call "pain."

  • 2 months ago

    No, they do not, not in the way humans feel pain.  I asked one once.  He said no, that the alcohol subdued the pain

  • arther
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    yes every living creature would feel pain

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