It’s a ciliate-eat-ciliate world out there.
As you read this, protozoans in pools of water everywhere are engaged in a perpetual battle for survival. We’ve been spared images from the battlefield, due to the microscopic nature of the struggle. But thanks to award-winning camera work, the plight of the microorganism is now abundantly clear.
Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in the Netherlands took home the top prize in Nikon’s 2015 Small World in Motion Competition for his gritt