This Is the Most 'Indestructible' Animal on Earth | National Geographic

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This isn't any ordinary microscopic organism. It's a tardigrade—the most 'indestructible' animal on Earth.
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Also called water bears, tardigrades can survive up to 30 years without food, live in volcanoes, and endure the vacuum of space. Researchers say they could even survive an asteroid impact like the one that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs. Only the eventual death of the sun may be enough to wipe out the tardigrades.

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Mohdzainal Hamzi
Put some salt on it..its will be a good dancer
rytham Kashyap
it looks like a mini crocodile or lizard
Jake Daniel
The soundtrack was ear rape for sure. I though i had lead poisoning or something jesus.
Alvaro Garcia
But if u smash it?
Amara Williams
but look at those feet
Joseph Gigot
0:26 : surviving the asteroid impact like the one that led to the extinciton of the dinosaurs is not a performance. Little mammals and birds ancesters survived to.
Unless they can survive the impact right under ?!?
Dragon D.
I think one of them bit chuck norris
Shafwan Dito
Top 10 Strongest Character in Anime
Freaking music over here has yet to have it's balls drop
Rin Wérgar
It isn't that indestructible if it can't survive in water. It said nothing about water.
Lunaaa lovegood XX
Chop the little motherfucker up and it'll die in like 10 seconds beat that bitch I can survive 30 years and u cant
Deven Chand
Targayreans ..
Ian Collins
I bet my ex's nagging would suffocate it in less than 3 months
James Birddy
Who else thought they were going to stab it repeatedly until they got bored.
Freindle Jade
Can this destroy with a kame kameha .
Danny Pang
Who else thought it was going to poke?
Jimin's beloved shoes on BTS Spring Day
I thought that lil worm will be stabbed by the black thing above it 😂😂
Cloud Chan
One day this organism will evolve so much so that it'll conflict with the humans and start a World War with them over the ownership of the world and title of "Greatest Species"
Jhabari Owens
And when we are all gone you are looking at the next inhabitants of the planet
Tinker Wink
Water bear
Argie Velilla
What if it started to evolve as dinosaurs through the years passing.
cosmic vlogs
tardigrade vs one punch man
Southwest Stress
Being human I'm sure we can find some way to kill it by accident.
Jdad Marentes
i thought they were going to torch this bitch, throw knifes at it, feed it poison, chop this hoe up, shoot bullets at it, throw in a pit with a bear, talk to it, trying cooking it, or drown it
Aliens wouldn't be mistaken in thinking that Earth is the planet of the Tardigrades.
I was hoping they were going to stab it
Ofc its indestructible its TARDI(s)grade
Soy Serena
What if it evolves to something much bigger, like a cat. It would be like at the top of the food chain, it could take control of the planeT AND BE OUR PRESIDENT, VOTE FOR TARDIGRADE
Miranda Berry
Start injecting their DNA into humans to develop an indestructable army.
kala eimai
(X) Doubt
I thought they were gonna shank it.
Quinton Strydom
Has no one watched the movie Life?
Smokey Greeny
I thought it was a crab with a badass shell and they were going to stab it with a knife
arkJ7 _
Just put in a huadralic press
I was waiting for it to get stabbed by that needle looking thing and not die
Stab the fucker
Justis Smith
that beep though
tayvaun miller
isn't it's nickname also the water bear
Wendy Morales
I wanted the thing to stab the fuck outta that bug
FalconGamer 58
Goku would kamehameha that bugger
DanieL LeinaD
I thought they would be trying to stab it, from the thumbnail.
Andre Osorio
animal or bacteria?
orlando kaufusi
We will be extinct like the dinosaurs and they will be the new humans
And why may i ask is the most indestructible ''animal'' on earth???
thanks for tha cheese
And they used to say nothing can survive such n such environments now this thing could literally survive space travel.
Muzic Addiction
Thought you were going to stab it with a needle. disappointed.
nejmen hejsan
stomps on it
it dies
engineer brothers
Where we found it ?
Thanks for the high pitch noises. Really like my ears being raped.
Jaxx Haxxx
I thought that thing on top of it was a needle or knife and it was going to stab it to show us how it will never die
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