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Amoeba proteus. Time-lapse light microscope differential interference contrast (DIC) footage of a large freshwater amoeba (Amoeba proteus), with its movement speeded up around 400 times. This amoeba uses pseudopodia (cytoplasmic extensions) to engulf its food and for locomotion. Magnification: x390 at 10 centimetres across.
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