Toughest Creature in the World

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Toughest Creature in the World

Dustin Clark

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These small creatures are both the smallest and toughest living organisms know to man at the time. The tardigrades {tahr-di-greyd} have few other names such as water bear and moss piglets. They are water dwelling animals with 8 legs. The name tarigrade means slow steppers. they are found anywhere from deep seas to mountain tops. These amazing creatures survive extreme pressures and temperatures that would kill most anything else. Scientists sent a group of them to space, and they all survived.