This Is the Most 'Indestructible' Animal on Earth | National Geographic

Also called water bears, tardigrades can survive up to 30 years without food, live in volcanoes, and endure the vacuum of space. Researchers say they could even survive an asteroid impact like the one that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs. Only the eventual death of the sun may be enough to wipe out the tardigrades.

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+3 1. Judge-Jake commented 2 years ago

Thirty years without food, there has to be a cure for obesity wriggling right there.:x
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-1 2. nomaddaf commented 2 years ago

I assume the question has been asked " Could this be the origin of our life?"
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0 3. Meggey commented 2 years ago

Get my shoe il soon squash it!
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0 4. thundersnow commented 2 years ago

Cute! Looks prehistoric.