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https://flic.kr/p/Qp7z4B | Aquatic Springtail - Female | I've got aquatic springtails (Sminthurides) breeding in our garden wildlife pond. I've been taking lots of photographs over the last couple of days to try to get shots of the front feet. Why; because I might have an interesting species! A recent shot that I posted was commented upon by FransJanssens@www.collembola.org. I had called it Sminthurides aquaticus but Frans said that the structure of the front foot was not correct for that…

This will bug you... The indestructible micro-animals that can survive the vacuum of space - and most of them are after your blood

Would this make you jump? The springtail is one of the most abundant 'micro-creature' on the planet, with an estimated 100,000 of them for each cubic metre of soil

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Steel grid (from Springtail Solutions) for Molle bags mounted to driver's side cargo area. Also has Mag light holder and a magnetic folding light

Steel grid (from Springtail Solutions) for Molle bags mounted to driver's side cargo area. Also has Mag light holder and a magnetic folding light

The Top 5 Bioactive Clean Up Crew

The Top 5 Bioactive Clean Up Crew | Small Worms (Dendrobaena) and Springtails would work best as they won't bother the wood pieces. The worms will take care of the lower layer of dirt, making it healthier for the plants, while the springtails work at the top under the leaf litter eating the poop and leftover food. They also put any nutrients they don't use into the soil. With these little critters you can keep the same soil healthy for years.

No, this isn’t some nightmarish version of the Easter Bunny. The springtail is one of the planet’s most populous micro-creatures, with an estimated 100,000 of them for each cubic meter of soil.

Looks like Mary Kate's (my friend) stuffed animal dog Daisy. The one on the bottom does. LOL LOL LOL LOL