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Amoeba

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Amoeba are one-celled organisms that live in wet environments including ponds, wetlands, wet soil, and even human bodies. They have a movable shape and can extend pseudopods to reach for and engulf prey. They prey on smaller organisms, such as bacteria.

Amoeba
Amoeba

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