Tardigrades are robust, however clearly not immortal. They’re resilient, and ready …


Tardigrades are robust, however clearly not immortal. They’re resilient, and capable of adapt, which is vital within the micro world. Right here a smaller Tardigrade (water bear) is feeding on a big useless one. They’ve piercing mouth elements, together with claws on their eight toes. The big quick oval is a ciliate within the genus Frontonia, a single cell. Collected off a microbial mat in a freshwater Florida spring at 4m depth. 200X DIC and 6x timelapse. #tardigrade #waterbear #feeding #microbe #ciliate #circleoflife #foodchain #pondlife #microbiology #science #mosspiglet #cyanobacteria #timelapse #video #animals #wildlife #nature #biodiversity #alien #algae #phd #micro

 



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