Obviously based on Obelix, the friendly fat guy (“I AM NOT FAT”) from ‘Asterix and Obelix’ by Goscinny & Uderzo
(zooplankton rookies: google “Diel Vertical Migration”. Enjoy!)
Here’s a short winter animation starring Christmas Flea!
Enjoy and Merry Christmas!
The local holy man who gives toys and candy to all well-behaved. And his helper, Black Fleat.
Apparently Daphnia grow obese in the presence of Triops, a kind of tadpole shrimp. (*)
(*) So I’ve learnt when a colleague asked me for this drawing.
Resting egg (in its left ‘hand’) versus clonal egg (in its right ‘hand’).
A drawing made for a colleague who works with microarrays* and Daphnia exposed to different conditions (fish predation, carbaryl and a parasite of Daphnia).
* If you don’t know what microarrays are: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA_microarray