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“More than 80 per cent of the habitats on Earth are colder than 5 °C – but there is no shortage of species that can cope with the chill”

Amazingly enough 80% of life on Earth exists at below 5 Degrees Celsius. Bacteria make up some of that but they sease to function at minus 15C. Animals such as the Arctic Springtails can survive by producing an antifreeze and having a structure that has no point at which ice caould form.

Amazing world we live in, you’ll need to subscribe but it’s free to check out the below article.

via Extreme survival: Life frozen solid – environment – 16 November 2010 – New Scientist.


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  1. Hmmm thanks for yet another very good post. Where do you find your inspiration for all this :|? – Sportster exhaust

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