Antarctic Bacteria (science pending) (200x) from Don Juan Pond Sediment #2

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Antarctic bacteria (suspected but not yet scientifically confirmed) discovered in the sediment of Don Juan Pond in the Dry Valleys. This raw, unedited video was taken using a Nikon E200 microscope using brightfield microscopy and a 200x total magnification (100x oil objective, 2x trinocular port mounted to a Canon 5D Mark II). Can you identify more accurate information about this species? Please leave a comment!

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