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First Animal to Survive in Space

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Published on Sep 4, 2012

Tardigrades or "Water Bears" are the only creatures that can survive the extreme conditions in the vacuum of outer space.

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tigerfanman
sounds like this guy wants to be a tardigrade
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Raptor Jesus
4:03 you'd have to be crazy to believe we're the only life in the universe, billions upon billions of galaxies, more galaxies than the grains of sand in all our deserts combined. theres no way we're the only life that has sprouted
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TVBalkan
In short, tardigrade, an awesome animal that doesn't give a fuck.
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Ty Brown
Imagine if we put these on a planet in our solar system where water was discovered, wait a couple million years and let evolution take place.
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Docktor Jim
And the knowledge that over 12 million people have watched this video has renewed my faith in humanity. I can go to bed now and dream of science. 
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DavyDave1313
Imagine if they shoot these into outer space, aliens grab them and decide if they super evolve them they will be the ultimate soldier, however they become impossible to control and two fully grown 8 foot 650 pound super soldier tardigrades can reproduce 20 more every couple of days, and in 20 years they enslave their alien masters and make their way back home to earth, with an army of 3 billion super tardigrades each weighing half a ton in thick titanium plasma hybrid space armor and they wipe us out in like a few seconds.
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Omar
this nigga wanna fuck a tardygrade bruh
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Wally Bearclaws
I'm a Tardigrade and I think about tomorrow everyday.
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Lucian Nestor
tardigrades should train with goku.
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xblanks
Look at how cute the little legs are lol
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