Through the microscope

Blepharisma

Just a quick post of some blepharisma taken using Gladys, the Zeiss Universal microscope. Blepharisma are naturally pink coloured, no stains have been used. They are also very speedy, I did not narcotize these little chaps so I had to use a fast shutter speed. The pictures with the grey background were taken using phase contrast.

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