The Microcosmos
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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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Predation

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

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Multicellular life
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