Aug 2, 2019

5 Animals & 1 Superbug That Can Freeze, Thaw & Live

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As an Earth Touch crew leaves sunny South Africa behind to do some serious chilling out in Antarctica (check out their journey to the bottom of the world!), we’ve been thinking about some of the extreme adaptations necessary for survival when temperatures plummet below zero. From powerful antifreeze to crazy cryogenics and dehydration verging on death, these animals (and one amazing bacterium) have evolved some impressive tactics for sub-zero survival.

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Image credit: Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Flickr.

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