October 4, 2011
Tardigrades, or water bears, can survive temperatures as low as −273 °C (−459 °F)and as high as 151 °C (304 °F). They can withstand extreme pressure, the vacuum of space, and 1,000 times more radiation than other animals. They can go without water for close to ten years.

Tardigrades, or water bears, can survive temperatures as low as −273 °C (−459 °F)and as high as 151 °C (304 °F). They can withstand extreme pressure, the vacuum of space, and 1,000 times more radiation than other animals. They can go without water for close to ten years.

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    HAI YOU CUTE LITTLE TARDIGRADE! I just wanna grab your chubby water bear paws and hug you until you go squish! Things...
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    well, now we know the only living thing that can out-survive roaches.
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