This teleporting/jumping ciliate is called a strombidium. They are really hard t…

This teleporting/jumping ciliate is called a strombidium. They are really hard to keep in focus because they are small enough to move around on different planes between the slide and coverslip. The second clip is a slow motion video of the strombidium. You can see that it isn’t actually jumping, but TUMBLING! Who knew. * * * #science #biology #microbiology #microorganism #environmentalscience #class #microscope #strombidium #ciliate #jumping #teleporting #tumbling #focus

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