Have you ever heard of a tardigrade? I discovered these creatures not too long ago and have been fascinated with them ever since. Scientists have said that tardigrades are the ultimate survivors and that they will exist long after humankind is gone. Tardigrades can survive boiling water as well as being completely dehydrated. They can last for 30 years without food or water. They can be shot out into outer space and survive. Tardigrades might not be pretty, and being a micro animal they are pretty tiny and pretty strange looking. They are now one of my favourite creatures. Nature is awesome.