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Inside the “Water Bear”
Editor's Pics

Inside the “Water Bear”

Inside the “Water Bear”
Editor's Pics

Inside the “Water Bear”

Credit: Tagide deCarvalho

The winning image (Americas) in the Olympus Image of the Year Award 2019 shows the inside of a tardigrade, also known as a “water bear”. Despite their plump and arguably cute appearance, tardigrades are extremophiles, resilient to some of the harshest conditions in water environments around the world.

Inside the “Water Bear”

Credit: Tagide deCarvalho


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