Water bears are creatures about the size of the period at the end of this sentence, that look like aliens to me. Though scientists think that they may be more alien than most things. Water bears have been sent to space and have come back with over half of the water bears just fine after a quick hydration. While in space, the water bears were subjected to extreme temperatures, radiation, and other things that most life forms cannot take. Water bears can also spend years with out water though are attracted to water and are found in areas where it is usually wet. So next time you see any thing in a wet or damp place that looks like dirt, it might just be a water bear.
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