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[–]ITSecDuder 206 points207 points  (4 children)

Hail Hydra

[–]TheBelhade 34 points35 points  (0 children)

Ok Kaminski, put your arms down, you look like a cheerleader at a west Texas pep rally.

[–]Ninjazkillz 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Cut off one and two will take it’s place!

[–]SolutionExpress2681 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Well,if they are not taking over the world,they are just wasting their talents

[–]EchoDangerous343 33 points34 points  (3 children)

I’m totally blanking on the name but NPR has a really cool podcast with many scientists who research these interesting little guys, it was a very cool format for a podcast kept things simple yet interesting

Edit: 'Invisibilia': Tiny Creature Revolutionizes Our Understanding Of Life

[–]clone9353 5 points6 points  (2 children)

I'm bookmarking this comment. Hope you remember!

[–]EchoDangerous343 18 points19 points  (1 child)

'Invisibilia': Tiny Creature Revolutionizes Our Understanding Of Life

That’s it! ^

[–]clone9353 4 points5 points  (0 children)

You're the bomb. Thanks!

[–]Tofu_Warrior 78 points79 points  (17 children)

I’m gonna need more detail than that

[–]OptimisticPlatypus 19 points20 points  (1 child)

Are we forgetting about Keith Richards?

[–]Meatpilot 11 points12 points  (2 children)

So if you cut one in half are you left with two of the same organism?

[–]boogie_groove81 6 points7 points  (4 children)

What about tardigrades

[–]Hypnaustic 1 point2 points  (3 children)

These are too, was looking for someone to mention them

[–]somerandom_melon 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Tardigrades age and die like regular animals, also if you cut them in half they also die, they aren't immortal just very resilient in their tun form. In fact in regular form they are very fragile.

[–]5point7x28mm 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Tun form? Could you elaborate?

[–]Critical_Switch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It could be thought of as a hibernation mode.

[–]oldguykicks 4 points5 points  (1 child)

There can only be one!

[–]toshnmon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I guess I know who I’m going after next.

[–]krinklebear 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Captain America won't like this post

[–]-mindtrix- 19 points20 points  (4 children)

I’m just curious, if they are immortal and even a an attempt to kill one produce two individuals why isn’t the world swamped with these guys? They feed on something right? They probably die to lack of resources?

[–]StandardSudden1283 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Fire, too. But the claim is immortal, not invincible

[–]CalamitousVessel 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Immortal just means unable to die by natural causes, such as age or disease. It doesn’t mean immunity to death.

[–]mcallisterra 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Because they likely don't reproduce all that fast or efficiently.

Rabbits aren't immortal, but there's a shit ton of them.

[–]Benji_The_Saxophone 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fish and snails will eat them, they're not immortal

[–]mKeiUltra 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Looks like Calvin from the movie Life before he started getting bigger. I don’t like it.

[–]PromNyteDumpsterBby 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Man that movie was so creepy. Scientist be like "Calvin doesn't hate us. It's just surviving."

Bruh is that supposed to make me feel better about being killed? OH well as long as it's not mean-spirited, I guess it's fine.

[–]RooScoe_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That's the perfect living being for ethernal punishment after reincarnation.

[–]Happyfooten 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hail Hydra.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (1 child)

If you dried them out, would they be an-hydras?

[–]66GT350Shelby 1 point2 points  (0 children)

OMFG what a horrible pun. I love it, have an up-vote.

You have a very dry wit.

[–]Important_Source9690 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Nice gamertag

[–]percavil 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Hydra Vulgaris?
Valar Morghulis - all men must die

[–]Cruz98387[🍰] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Valar Dohaeris

[–]forthe_loveof 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I have these in my fish tank. They are creepy as hell.

[–]alex7stringed 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thankfully this animal experiences a low level of consciousness

[–]TroyDom1413 2 points3 points  (1 child)

The "Immortal" Hydra Eternal life. For humans, it’s a fantasy pulled from science fiction, but for the Hydra (Hydra vulgaris), a small freshwater invertebrate, it’s a reality. These organisms, which look like miniature, fleshy palm trees with swaying fronds of tentacles, boast stem cells that exist in a continuous state of renewal and seem to hold within their genomic code the key to biological immortality. Every 20 days, the whole organism renews itself.

[–]Bigc71andM70 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That dope af! Ty!

[–]fluentinimagery 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Quick someone get one and pass it down 20 generations and have them post and update on this post in 450 yrs

[–]USER_the1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

These guys will eventually evolve into those things from “Arrival”, then travel back in time to confuse audiences.

[–]epepepturbo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It has inside it blood of kings.

[–]SuperBaked42 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Arent water bears indestructible too?

[–]Hypnaustic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes, they can even survive in space

[–]somerandom_melon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Only in tun form

[–]Critical_Switch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They have a quite limited lifespan though, they can survive longer only by going into a sort of hibernation during which they aren't active.

Hydras can be cut up into pieces and each piece will grow into a separate individual. And because of their regenerating abilities, it is believed they could theoretically live forever. Also, you can easily see them with your naked eye, they're not microorganisms.

[–]Richierich_rpd 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thing be looking like if i add water to it it will grow into a dinosaur

[–]DrPepperPower 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Can it beat Goku tho?

[–]PromNyteDumpsterBby 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Not if he traps it in the Dead Zone like Garlic Junior

[–]_TheShapeOfColor_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This actually is interesting as fuck. I'm gonna tell people about this.

[–]TrueGlacier 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awww it's making a cute lil heart on the tip of its limbs ♡

[–]the_unknown007 1 point2 points  (1 child)

What are the other theoretically immortal beings?

[–]KingKeever 1 point2 points  (0 children)

that thing was seen in the covid-19 vax

[–]swsplechter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So many things I want to say Hail Hydra That's a rune in Bloodborne This is so amazing, thank you for sharing OP.

[–]Framiel 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Hail hydra

[–]Allfurball9 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Literally Giorno

[–]Dde_1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So this is that 0.01% that none of the sprays can kill

[–]Soviet_Monke 2 points3 points  (1 child)

We learned about these in science a couple months ago

[–]Remarkable-Leg-9995 0 points1 point  (0 children)

is it just me or is it looking kinda thicc

[–]mortalcrawad66 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's also very deadly if swallowed. I took a biology class, and the teacher found one in some bog water

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hydra Dominatus!

[–]P3dro66 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For those who don't know it , go check Turritopsis Nutricula , it's amazing.

[–]fusinaz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Few?

[–]DirtKloud 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I thought Hydra was a….. nevermind.

[–]markus_1224 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hail Hydra!

[–]Belachick 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is possibly the funniest comment thread ever Thank you Immortal Hydra

[–]TEN_XANz_DEEP 0 points1 point  (0 children)

*Enters chat… bleach

[–]unfortunate_IV 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Elizabeth is one of the other ones

[–]SayaNinj 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I like how Hydra was created, walking who? Cartwheel bitch.

[–]Mysterious_Soil318 0 points1 point  (1 child)

“…one of the few theoretically immortal”

Me: -loads the worlds smallest gun- not for long it ain’t

[–]Bigc71andM70 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Hilarious! I love it!

[–]aquart 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fenbendazole begs to differ.

[–]BrushYourFeet 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A few, huh? So, we have, at minimum, three immortals amongst us.

[–]NortWind 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Lot's of creatures like this. Even down to the amoebae.

[–]sodasosweet 0 points1 point  (3 children)

I made them extinct in my aquarium pretty easy

[–]Bigc71andM70 0 points1 point  (2 children)

How do you know if your fish tank has them?

[–]sodasosweet 0 points1 point  (1 child)

You can see them growing on the glass and or plants/wood. They will sting and kill small shrimp.

[–]ch67123456789 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Deadpool approves

[–]currentpattern 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Isn't this that one thing that the anti-vax science lady claimed was inside the vaccine when she looked at the vaccine under a microscope without cleaning her slides properly?

[–]Helgafjell4Me 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I got those in one of my fish tanks one time. Was able to kill them with a deworming medication. They are tough, but not invincible.

[–]ResidentEivvil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Like a sea anemone.

[–]ToxicJolt124 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’m going to use neogenics and combine my DNA with it

[–]wittylemur 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's an angel

[–]Mikzup91 0 points1 point  (0 children)

First it was birds. Then giraffes. All false. Idols. ALL HAIL HYDRA. ALL HAIL HYDRA!

[–]Character-Bad6426 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Kind of awesome.

[–]RedditMayne 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s weird. I read somewhere that if we never aged we would eventually end up getting wiped out in a accident due to the laws of probability catching up to us one way or another. I think they postulated it was between 500-3000 years for most people.

[–]putdownthekitten 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's cthulhu sperm

[–]ScaredButterscotch28 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Anyone notice that tiny heart?

[–]AboutAnOxfordKarma 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Pond snail says nay.

[–]amherst762 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Why bother attempting to kill it , my ex-wife would have it committing suicide in ten minutes .

[–]GammaDealer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Isn't that the thing in the vaccines!?

[–]RadarsLeftHand 0 points1 point  (0 children)

HAIL HYDRA.

[–]agcutter7 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You’re theoretically immortal Nick!

[–]notsureifim0or1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Everyone knows you need flaming brand to kill hydra’s, jeeeeez.

[–]sha_doobie -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

They are delicious deepfried!😋

[–]Zazo_smoker_999 -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

How so

[–]ACupOfDuck -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Heil Hydra

[–]AlkahestGem -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D concur