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Antarctic expedition yields remains of tiny, ancient ‘water bears’

Scientists surprised by haul of crustaceans and tardigrades in undisturbed subglacial lake — Scientists have found the remains of tiny, ancient animals in an Antarctic lake that has lain undisturbed for thousands of years beneath a kilometre-thick slab of ice. The surprise haul of dead crustaceans and tardigrades, also known as “water bears” or “moss …

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