Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 15, 2021

This Tiny Creature Survived 24,000 Years Frozen in Siberian Permafrost 

The N. Y. Times reports

The microscopic animals were frozen when woolly mammoths still roamed the planet, but were restored as though no time had passed.

Bdelloid rotifers may be the toughest, tiniest animal you’ve never heard of.The microscopic, multicellular creatures have complex anatomies and are one of the planet’s most radiation-resistant animals. They can withstand extreme acidity, starvation, low oxygen and years of dehydration.

Read more at This Tiny Creature Survived 24,000 Years Frozen in Siberian Permafrost – The New York Times


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