This is an example of a microbe found at the South Pole.
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Life at the South Pole?
News story originally written on July 14, 2000
Scientists have found microbes at the South Pole! Microbes are really tiny animals that you can only see with a microscope.
These special microbes live in the cold and snow at the South Pole. Scientists say if these microbes can live, then
other microbes may be alive in the ice on other planets.
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