If you haven’t read up on tardigrades, or “water bears” as they’re more commonly known, take a few minutes and familiarise yourself with the microscopic creatures that are nearly indestructible. Then you’ll understand why you must own this adorable stuffed version.
Tardigrades, or “water bears”, are renowned for their remarkable survival skills. But these microscopic creatures are far more indestructible than we thought. In a recent experiment, scientists in Japan successfully revived a tardigrade that had been frozen for more than three decades. That’s a new record.