There is no need to turn and run from this microscopic bear of the sea. In fact, the Water Bear hardly shares any of the same qualities as a real land bear…other than their general appearance, walking style and hibernating tendencies. Hmmm, they actually do have a few similarities. Maybe we should run!
Did you know?
The Water Bear has been exposed to Space (yes, outer space!) as well as extreme levels of radiation…and survived!