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WATER BEARS CAN SURVIVE IN SPACE

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In the microscopic world beneath our feet, where there lives what is perhaps the toughest creature on Earth: the tardigrade. Also known as the water bear (because it looks like an adorable little many-legged bear), this exceedingly tiny critter has an incredible resistance to just about everything. Go ahead and boil it, freeze it, irradiate it, and toss it into the vacuum of space — it won’t die.

Water Bear

READ THE ARTICLE ABOUT AN “ALIEN” CREATURE WHO COULD SURVIVE ON OTHER PLANETS!

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Incredible Critter Thats Tough Enough to Survive in Space – Wired Science.