Caption: Water bear egg. Animated coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the egg of a water bear (Paramacrobiotus kenianus). Water bears (or tardigrades) are tiny invertebrates that live in aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats such as lichen and damp moss. Paramacrobiotus kenianus is a carnivorous species that feeds on nematodes and rotifers. Water bears are found throughout the world, including regions of extreme temperature, such as hot springs, and extreme pressure, such as deep underwater. They can also survive the high levels of radiation and vacuum of space.

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Water bear egg, SEM

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