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(I) A living being - just like yourself. With birth, life and death

Body length: 0.3 millimeters (i.e. ca. 7,000 times smaller than you).
Life expectancy: a few years, possibly a few decades (similar as yours as well).

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(*) Some time in the future, perhaps even in this century, it might be possible to record even higher-res tardigrade videos. The present loophole is not resolution but depth of field. Yet there appears to be no techology which might be able to perform the requested real time focus stacking.

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