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medical illustration of Water bears (or tardigrades, here Echiniscus granulatus) are tiny invertebrates that live in aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats such as lichen and damp moss. In dry conditions, they can enter a cryptobiotic state of dessication, known as a tun, to survive. In this state, water bears can survive for up to a decade. 
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Title: Water bear Tardigrade
Description: Water bears (or tardigrades, here Echiniscus granulatus) are tiny invertebrates that live in aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats such as lichen and damp moss. In dry conditions, they can enter a cryptobiotic state of dessication, known as a tun, to survive. In this state, water bears can survive for up to a decade. electron microscope, magnification 700x
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