These are tardigrades. They are microscopic animals that can be found in mosses all over the world. They can also survive in space, at nearly absolute zero and inside volcanos. In short, they are badass. They are also cute.

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#science  #micro biology  #tardigrade 
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    They look like little bears
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    Haha how can something so little still look so chubby :)
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    Also referred to as water bears!
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    Tardigrades are one of my favorite things ever.
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