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Extremophiles


Extremophiles
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Copyright: Goyo Alonso (almoren) (155)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06
Categories: River
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-07-30 5:52
Viewed: 2790
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]
An extremophile (end and the Greek word φιλα = affection, love, meaning "lover-conditions-extreme") is a microorganism that lives in extreme conditions, which include those that are very different from living most life forms on Earth.


Type thermophilic extremophiles produce some of the bright colors of Grand Prismatic Spring hot spring in Yellowstone National ParkHasta recently it was thought that in places where they grow extremophiles was impossible for any life. For example, in highly acidic waters of the Rio Tinto, but there are, many belong to the domain Archaea. And there are hundreds of thousands of unknown viruses and cataloged.


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