Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Camera attempts to keep up with a speeding Paramecium caudatum, a ciliated protozoan, as it spirals its way through pond water. If you could blow one up to the size of a sports car, its speed would be equivalent to more than 160 miles an hour. Recorded under Nomarski DIC with a horizontal field of view of approximately 2000.

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Keywords: animal-like, animallike, caudatum, cell, cells, cilia, freshwater, micro, microorganism, organism, paramecium, paramecium caudatum ciliate protozoa, pond, protist, protozoa, single, swim, unicelluar

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Paramecium caudatum ciliate protozoa

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