The Microcosmos

The Microcosmos

The microcosmos is a word to describe the microscopic ecosystems that flourish on almost every surface.

Just like macroscopic (normal sized) ecosystems, it can be brutal.

A nematode slowly being eaten alive


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Forming colonies

The world of the microcosmos can be brutal for small organisms. So some species evolved to become large... by sticking together.

This led to the evolution of

The body

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