Behold The Water Bear

Behold the water bear

microorganism extraordinaire,

survivor of five mass extinctions

in half a billion years,

 withstander of minus 328

and plus 300 degrees,

radiation, and outer space.

Even if we don’t make it,

it looks like they will.

                                                                                               JDG

Image Credits

Creator: Meckes+Ottawa

Credit: Science Photo Library

Copyright: Eye Of Science/Science Photo Library

 

 

 

 

 

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2 comments on “Behold The Water Bear

  1. ebbtide says:

    So incredible! Nature is amazing. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Amazing little critters aren’t they? I wonder if they had a culture what they could tell us, especially about resilience.

    Liked by 1 person

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