Water Bear

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Water bears, also known as tardigrades, can survive boiling, freezing, the vacuum of space and years of dessication. They are microscopic, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs.
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    Lamb

    Mmmm… possibility of life on another planet in the solar system… mmm…

    natedog

    YOU are the life on another planet in the solar system

    Lamb

    Oh yeah…

    #makecasemdsgreatagain

    Till I punch you in your face.

    Soup

    Someone should circumcise that thing.

    HoChunk

    lol tardigrades

    suicydking

    These things are goddamn amazing! found out about them recently, and have been looking for more info ever since. They can survive in almost any conditions, and are literally found everywhere on earth. From pole to equator, on mountains and at the bottom of the ocean. You can freeze them, scald them, leave them in OUTER FUCKING SPACE and they just pop right back up when you give them a little water. And they are animals. They have a brain, muscles, all that stuff. Tiny, eight legged, indestructible animals. And they walk like cute bears. How sweet is that? Tardigrades… Read more »

    egnilk66

    So….if you dessicate it with diatomaceous earth, and then rehydrate, it bringing it back to life….is it a Retardigrade?

    egnilk66

    So….if you desiccate it with diatomaceous earth (or other desiccation), and then re hydrate it, bringing it back to life….is it a Retardigrade?