Tiny creature comes back to life after 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

Jun 11, 2021, 06:35 PM(IST) Preshy Arora

A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced asexually after lying frozen in the vast permafrost lands of northeastern Siberia for 24,000 years. Russian scientists found the tiny, ancient animal called the bdelloid rotifer in soil taken from the river Alazeya in Russia's region of Yakutia in the far north.

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