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Do all animals feel pain? Or do some animals not feel pain?
- PaulLv 71 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.
- Elaine MLv 71 month ago
They all have the same type of nerve system we do.
- Anonymous2 months ago
idk but im sure cows getting their ***** cut off doesn’t tickle
- JazSincLv 72 months ago
I would expect sponges and placozoa and some myxozoa not to feel pain.
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- daniel gLv 72 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.
- az_lenderLv 72 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
- artherLv 52 months ago
yes every living creature would feel pain