How does a starfish protect itself?

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Starfish have bony skin which is calcified and this protects them from predators. They also camouflage themselves with their colors that may also scare off any potential attackers.
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How ever many starfish cn drop off arms to defend themselves. Starfish also have a unique defense. They can regenerate lost arms, they can lso asexually reproduce themselves.
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The starfish's water vascular system is composed of three intersecting canals. The radial canals extend into the starfish's feet; the circular central canal runs around the center
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They have verry strong kicks and could kill a lion from a single kick from the back legs they also have a hard head and swing it at the dander or run away! they are verry smart animals
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With there instincts by flying away or attacking.
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Starfish are made of bony calcified outer shells helping to protect them from hungry predators. Their bright colors also offer some protection by scaring off their enemies. In addition if a starfish does lose a limb to a predator the starfish can grow the limb back. You can find more information here: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/starfish.html
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