What animal can survive temperatures from -458 to 300 degrees Fahrenheit, 1 000 atmospheres of pressure, radiation hundreds of times higher than the lethal dose for humans, the vacuum of space, and can live for 30 years without food or water?

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Tardigrade – they are water dwelling, eight-legged micro (about 0.02 inches long) animals that were discovered in 1773 and are found everywhere from mountain tops to the deep sea and from tropical rainforests to the Antarctic.