New Maine Tardigrade
The newly discovered Maine tardigrade will be named Dacatylobiotus killarneyorum!
Tardigrades, also known as “water bears” or “moss piglets” are water-dwelling eight-legged segmented micro-animals.
The Maine Science Festival will be designing t-shirts and posters to help celebrate and spread the word about this tardigrade. Details will be posted here as soon as we have have the merchandise ready!