eyeofscience.de The caterpillars of the spread throughout Europe Bläulings ( Polyommatus spec. ) Are reinforced to protect against predators densely bristled. Many Bluebird caterpillars live myrmekophil that means in symbiosis with ants. This offer them protection against parasites and predators and received in return additional nourishment from secretions from special glands of the skin of the caterpillar. Scanning electron microscope, magnification 400: 1
"Tardigrades are microscopic animals that live in moss and the muddy sand on beaches. They can survive high temperatures, freezing, and crushing pressures by drying themselves up into a little hard ball, called a tun. Stick a tun in water and [...] it will rehydrate and regenerate back into a tardigrade. [...] It may well be the most adorable genome on Earth."
Water Flea with eggs - Daphnia pulex - This most common species of water flea belongs to the family Daphiniidae. It has a cosmopolitan distribution in a wide range of aquatic habitats, although it is most closely associated with small, shaded pools and lakes of an oligotrophic nature. (Their range extends across most of the world - Americas, Europe & Australia - in appropriate habitats, most of which offer little by way of nutrients)