New Zealand’s water bear to have skin-covered body after being trapped for eight months

A water bear has become the latest animal to have its skin covered by plastic after it was trapped for more than eight months in a shallow, cold, rainforest area of South Australia.Key points:The bear was trapped in a remote area of the remote south-east KimberleyA new seal is being used to help protect the …

What do water bears and water bears in the desert have in common?

In the northern Indian state of Bihar, water bears are commonly found in rivers and lakes, where they have been known to drink, drink and drink and more drinking.They are also found in the deserts of Pakistan and Iran, where water bears regularly prey on water-rich animals such as camels and camels in the hot …