WATER BEAR

Animals With Misleading Names

WATER BEAR

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!

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