Amoeba Snacks On Two Paramecia

When you think about the great life and death struggles of nature, amoebas and paramecia might not be the first the first species that pop into your head. However, these two microbes are seen here in an intense struggle that eventually ends with the amoeba coming out on top.

The amoeba simultaneously absorbs two paramecia and starts digesting before the paramecia even realize what happened. By the time the tw paramecia realize they are in a perdicament, they start furiously moving around looking for an escape, but unfortunately for them, they’re fate is sealed behind the cell membrane of the amoeba.

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+8 1. loadrunner commented 3 years ago

These creatures almost look 2dimensional, as they dont go up and down, only move on a flat surface.
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+8 2. thundersnow commented 3 years ago

That is so effing interesting, love science more than anything...reminds me of macrophages..thanks for sharing joeman!
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+8 3. joeman commented 3 years ago

and... Gotcha!!
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+6 4. ringmaster commented 3 years ago

Thanks for sharing this just moments before sleep and sweet dreams :x :'(
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+3 5. thundersnow commented 3 years ago

You'll sleep fine #4, this is not bad dream material at all... O:)
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+4 6. master_shake commented 3 years ago

Single Cell Survivor, coming soon... <3 :squirrel: :(|) >:)
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+9 7. hdwg commented 3 years ago

Resistance is futile.
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+1 8. buckleg08 commented 1 year ago

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0 9. Judge-Jake commented 1 year ago

The panic in those poor little paramecia was hard to swallow. :D