Revista de Biología Tropical ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075

The tiny armored knights of Saladin Castle

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Monge-Nájera, J. (2020). The tiny armored knights of Saladin Castle. Revista De Biología Tropical, (7). Retrieved from


Hidden on top of a hill in Syria, tiny beings have lived for a thousand years, endowed -like the Christian knights who in July 1188 confronted there the troops of Sultan Saladin- with armor, digestive systems, muscles and brains. And their fight against a huge and merciless enemy lasts to this day.



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