Passage Arguments and Claim
By Joseph, Eric, Hank, Dray, Keenan
It also shows that salamanders that are cloned can regenerate quicker. The article states that, "Denton and his coworkers reported that if the all-female salamanders lose their tails, they can regrow them 36 percent faster than other species of salamanders." This is definitely beneficial to the species.
Having a quickly regenerating tail is beneficial to salamanders because of its use. It can be used to distract predators on land, and to swim in water. In the article, it says that, "Salamanders' tails help them stay alive. In the water, they use their tails to swim. On land, they sometimes use their tails to distract predators. Being able to regrow one quickly, in the event their tails get snapped off by a predator, for example, makes it more likely the all-female salamanders will stay alive to have children."