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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I know this is going to sound dumb (and believe me it is) but the thumbnail pic of a Manatee in a spacesuit  i'll go sit in the corner for being an idiot
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In short, tardigrade, an awesome animal that doesn't give a fuck.
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I would want this guy to be my friend
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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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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this nigga wanna fuck a tardygrade bruh
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Look at how cute the little legs are lol
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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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wow that got real deep at the end. lol
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