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    • Tardigrada
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Recent observations

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

abbykolakowski

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

common name: water bears

They have little arms that they paddle around with and cute little mouths.

They are the strongest animal in existence, surviving all 5 mass extinctions.

They have been taken to space and boiled, and still survived.

They are clear in color and look like little caterpillars that swim around.

They live anywhere with water, from ponds to dew drops.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

miss3s

Date

February 1, 2016 08:26 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 27, 2016 07:56 AM PST

Description

From moss on exposed granite at UCSC health center - each leg with two bifurcated hooks

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 6, 2016 04:21 PM PST

Description

2 hooks on each "foot". Found on a piece of lichen. Found by Kerry. 2 hooks on each tail paddle. Each hook branched

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

November 26, 2015 03:46 PM PST

Description

Here is a video of the little guy https://youtu.be/7yUbX2MJa-0

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

swampy

Date

November 8, 2015

Description

From a water sample from a beaver dam.

Photos / Sounds

Date

July 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Date

April 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Huevos de Milnesium en exuvia

Photos / Sounds

Date

November 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Date

November 8, 2014 12:02 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

swampy

Date

September 17, 2015

Description

From September 12 lichen sample (Staghorn Sumac Tree)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

swampy

Date

September 13, 2015

Description

From lichen sample collected yesterday.

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Description from Wikipedia

Tardigrades (commonly known as waterbears or moss piglets) are small, water-dwelling, segmented micro-animals with eight legs.

No range data available.
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