VIDEO: Close encounters with water bears
Tardigrades are nearly indestructible creatures that live everywhere
Peter Hess • April 26, 2016
A scanning electron microscope image of a tardigrade [Image credit: Schokraie E, Warnken U, Hotz-Wagenblatt A, Grohme MA, Hengherr S, et al. (2012) | CC BY 2.5]
What are tardigrades? What is it about them that captures the imagination? Peter Hess talks to self-described tardigrade hunter Mike Shaw to find out more about these microscopic creatures and goes on his own tardigrade hunt.
Produced by Peter Hess
Great job on the video! Thanks for including me. I think I did see a tardigrade in that sample you took.
For more info on tardigrades, check out my site- http://www.tardigrade.us
The Space Bear Hunter