Tardigr E granul 700x

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    This "Water bear" (Tardigrade) is an animal which is built only on a few hundred cells. It lives in moss and "awakes" when the moss gets wet. It feeds on moss by sucking the cells off. If the moss fells dry, Water Bears encapsule themselfes, if necessary for years to wait for the next rain.

    Courtesy of Oliver Meckes

    Image Details
    Instrument used: Quanta Family
    Magnification: 700x
    Vacuum: high
    Voltage: 7 kv
    Spot: 3
    Working Distance: 10mm
    Detector: SE+BSE+BSE

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