A water bear is one the strangest creatures you will ever see.
Alan sent me an article about what they are doing with them in space ,which I fully intended to write about. The thing about blogging though is that you have to strike while the iron is hot, otherwise another blogger will beat you to it. In this case it's Nick!
If you've not see a water bear before, brace yourself:
(You will also learn the word "nadgered")