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The ones that Leidy saw are protists—microbes that have more in common with us than with bacteria, but that still consist of a single, tiny cell.
This bacterial shag carpet also proved a welcoming home to a variety of other bacteria (although strangely, virtually no archaea), protists, and animals.
Are there certain protists that are found in dogs in a specific area?
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protistanplay \prō-ˈtis-tən\ adjective or noun
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