Witness the Miracle of Life in This INCREDIBLE Video!
This video is breathtaking to watch! Here you will see a single cell transform into a tadpole in six pulsing minutes of time-lapse. The amphibious alpine newt is native to central and southern Europe. It breeds in shallow water, where its larvae are born, they hatch and then feed on plankton, before sprouting legs and moving to land. This time-lapse video was created by the Dutch director Jan van IJken. It tracks the development of a single-celled zygote into the hatched larva of an alpine newt. In this video, it is captured in stunning detail at microscopic scales. Take a look: