WATER BEARS IN SPACE! The water bear, or TARDIGRADE, is so small it measures in angstroms, not millimeters. The Swedes sent some into space in The tiny critters survived the vacuum of space, the intense cold and radiation for 8 days!
A pair of yellow fat tail scorpion mating under Uv light.// Description: A pair of yellow fat tail scorpion mating under Uv light. Habitat: They are found throughout the arid and semi-arid regions of the Middle East and Africa.
Water Bear Photograph - Water bears (or tardigrades) are tiny invertebrates that live in aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats such as lichen and damp moss. They require water to obtain oxygen by gas exchange.
This awesome creature (yes, this really is a living thing, not a piece of candy or glass) is a Jewel Caterpillar (Acraga coa) spotted by naturalist and photographer Gerardo Aizpuru near Cancun, Mexico.