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Well, unless you go around with a really good microscope checking out damp moss.  Here, from You Tube, is a tardigrade walking across the field of view.  For more on these critters, see The Water Bears (whence I got the video link) and the Tardigrada Newsletter.



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Jul. 1st, 2013 10:45 am (UTC)
Weird critters, those. Someone at my local astronomical society gave a talk about sending them to space, once. (See this and this.)
Jul. 1st, 2013 10:00 pm (UTC)
No kidding. I've always found these guys fascinating - dry them out and they fold up into what look like microscopic piles of tarp, rehydrate them and they trundle around like nothing happened. :)
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