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Entodinium dividing

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Kingdom: Protist
Scientific Name: Entodinum
Image Courtesy of: Yokoyama, Mel; Cobos, Mario A.
Image Width: 54 µm
Image Technology: SEM

This protist is in the process of replication. This microbe is splitting itself in half, a process known as "binary fission." This protist "Entodinium" lives inside the rumen of cows.