Saturday, January 8, 2011

Tardigrada – The Water Monster

These animals are known as Tardigrades. They are microscopic, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs and they are able to survive in extreme environments that would kill almost any other animal. It can stand temperatures of as low as -273 degrees C (-460 degrees F) and as high as 151 degrees C (303 degrees F). They are only animals known to be able to survive the vacuum of space.

2 comments:

  1. this worm is very ugly and at the same time so scary to look them.

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  2. it can survive near-absolute zero....?

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