1. You've Heard Of Water Bears, But How About These Ancient Mould Pigs?  Gizmodo Australia
  2. Meet the 'mold pigs,' a new group of invertebrates from 30 million years ago  Phys.org
  3. Mold pigs! Trapped in amber! 30 million years ago!  CNET
  4. Meet the 'mold pigs,' a new group of invertebrates from 30 million years ago  EurekAlert
  5. You’ve Heard of Water Bears, but How About These Ancient Mold Pigs?  Gizmodo
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An analysis of 30-million-year-old amber has resulted in the discovery of a previously unknown microscopic creature from the Cenozoic period. Bearing a resemblance to tardigrades (aka water bears), these now-extinct “mould pigs,” as they’ve been dubbed, are unlike anything seen before....An analysis of 30-million-year-old amber has resulted in the discovery of a previously unknown microscopic creature from the Cenozoic period. Bearing a resemblance to tardigrades (aka water bears), these now-extinct “mould pigs,” as they’ve been dubbed, are unlike anything seen before....

You've Heard Of Water Bears, But How About These Ancient Mould Pigs? | Gizmodo Australia

Found preserved in 30-million-year-old amber, the "mold pig" is so different from anything else that it’s been placed in a new genus all of its own.Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a brand new creature preserved in 30-million-year-old amber. The tiny invertebrate, casually dubbed the “mold pig,” is not only a new species but is so different from anything else that it’s been placed in a new genus and family all of its own.

Ancient "mold pigs" don't fit into any known animal group

Watch out, water bears. You've got some competition in the cute, weird, tiny animal department.Watch out, water bears. You've got some competition in the cute, weird, tiny animal department.

Mold pigs! Trapped in amber! 30 million years ago! - CNET

“attention: 30 MYO "MOLD PIGS." That is all. https://t.co/0LpehnR3AT (image: provided by George Poinar Jr.)”

Charles Bergquist on Twitter: "attention: 30 MYO "MOLD PIGS." That is all. https://t.co/0LpehnR3AT (image: provided by George Poinar Jr.)… "

A researcher has discovered what he deems a new family, genus and species of invertebrate. Nickname 'mold pig', this creature has similar qualities of mites and tardigrades.A researcher has discovered what he deems a new family, genus and species of invertebrate. Nickname 'mold pig', this creature has similar qualities of mites and tardigrades.

'Mold pig' is deemed a new family, genus and species that lived  30 MILLION years ago | Daily Mail Online

Fossils preserved in amber have revealed a new type of microinvertebrate that lived on Earth 30 million years ago.Fossils preserved in amber have revealed a new type of microinvertebrate that lived on Earth 30 million years ago.